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MAKE-JPKG

MAKE-JPKG

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: November 04, 2005
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NAME

make-jpkg - build Debian packages from Java(TM) 2 binary distributions  

SYNOPSIS

make-jpkg [OPTION]... [FILE]  

DESCRIPTION

make-jpkg creates a Debian package from a Java(TM) 2 distribution. This program works currently with the following Java(TM) 2 REs and SDKs:
 Sun Microsystems(TM)  1.4 and 1.5 Standard Edition
 IBM(TM) 1.3, 1.4, and 5.0 Standard Edition
 Blackdown Java-Linux 1.3 and 1.4 Standard Edition

The following options are recognized:

--full-name NAME
full name used in the maintainer field of the package
--email EMAIL
email address used in the maintainer field of the package
--changes
create a .changes file
--revision
add debian revision
--help
display help text and exit
--version
output version information and exit

Download a supported Java(TM) 2 RE or SDK self-extracting archive from http://java.sun.com/j2se/ or http://www.blackdown.org/java-linux/java-linux-d1.html or http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/linux140/ and execute make-jpkg file with the downloaded file. The program asks the user for additional information and creates a Debian binary package in the current directory.

The program requires about 200 MB free disk space in a temporary directory. The temporary directory defaults to /tmp but you can specify an alternate directory by setting the environment variable TMPDIR.  

ENVIRONMENT

TMPDIR
base directory used for temporary files (defaults to /tmp)
J2SE_PACKAGE_FULL_NAME
full name used in the maintainer field of the package; if none is supplied then the default of "Debian Java Maintainers" is used.
J2SE_PACKAGE_EMAIL
email address used in the maintainer field of the package; if none is supplied the default of "pkg-java-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org" is used.
 

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Hubert Schmid <j2se-package@z42.de>.

It is now maintained by the Debian Java Maintainers <pkg-java-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org>.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ENVIRONMENT
AUTHOR

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