[Chandler-dev] Building Chander 1.0 on Ubuntu Hardy AMD64
vajda at osafoundation.org
Fri Aug 15 11:29:12 PDT 2008
On Aug 15, 2008, at 19:15, Grant Baillie <grant at osafoundation.org>
> Hi, Paul
> I believe that to build for 64 bit, you would have to build (or
> maybe download from openjdk.java.net somewhere) an openjdk-7. I'm
> pretty sure there are bugs in openjdk-6 that will cause Chandler to
> crash, so we're sort of stuck with the newer version.
Chandler gas been built on gutsy 64 before. I expect it build on hardy
64 just as well. As for openjdk 6, I didn't know it existed. If it's
just an open source version of Java 1.6 then I
expect no problems there either. PyLucene is known to work with Java
1.3 to 1.7.
> In general, I would love to have the ability to build Chandler's
> dependencies as .deb or .rpm packages, possibly via a build service.
> A while back, when OSAF had a large paid developer staff, we looked
> into doing this, c.f.:
> (I think that page was written before we had an openjdk dependency,
> so that should be added).
> I'd love to hear from people who have Linux build/packaging
> knowledge and want to help make this happen. I have some experience
> working with dpkg for creating our Gutsy .deb, but I'm unsure how to
> handle cases where we're using more recent or patched versions of
> the packaged version of various projects (like openjdk, wxPython,
> for example).
> On 14 Aug, 2008, at 13:00, Paul Dorman wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> having a go at building chandler for my up-to-date Ubuntu laptop
>> (as opposed to Feisty or Gutsy). Doing this of course because
>> though the project has gotten to a 1.0 release, there doesn't
>> appear to have been much regard for the diversity of user OS's out
>> there. I'm not shy and will have a go at building, but just imagine
>> how many more users you'd have if you just put some effort into
>> making binaries for current Linux distros!
>> Anyhoo, I checked out 1.0 from subversion and have been running the
>> build successfully so far. I'm using the "make world" command to
>> build. For some reason the build script wants to download http://builds.osafoundation.org/external/linux/x86_64/openjdk-7-ea-j2re-b21-3.tar.gz
>> , which naturally doesn't exist.
>> What's the workaround for this? I already have openjdk-6-jdk on my
>> system, and as openjdk-7 is not final I'm curious as to the
>> dependency for a stable Chandler release.
>> Thanks in advance. When I get Chander 1.0 working on my system I'll
>> be sure to report back on my experience (I could even provide
>> a .deb for you if it would be useful).
>> Paul (really looking forward to GTD with Chandler!)
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