[Live-demo] Which version of openjdk should be included on OSGeo-Live 6.0?
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon May 28 23:23:55 PDT 2012
I've be very keen to hear your feedback after you try
osgeo-live-6.0alpha3, which I understand Angelos is going to build with
OpenJDK 7 (instead of OpenJDK 6).
I think our biggest challenge for this 6.0 release of OSGeo-Live will be
to see if we can get the Geotools based java applications working with
Do you plan to build an alpha3 release soon?
On 29/05/2012 3:17 PM, Frank Gasdorf wrote:
> All right. I just tested it on the 5.5 Release and it fails, because of missing
> class. The rendering sub-system requires the Java advanced imaging and
> I guess there is no port for openjdk jet.
> Because this exception is thrown from a geotools renderer class all
> installations that requires geotools would fail. Could anybody confirm
> my point of view?
> 2012/5/29 Frank Gasdorf<fgdrf at users.sourceforge.net>:
>> please note, that uDig is shipped and installed with its own JRE. To
>> verify which JRE is used open the "About uDig" Dialog in the launched
>> Application (Menu -> Help -> About uDig". In the opened Dialog you
>> will find a "installation Details" Buttown left below, hit it and
>> switch afterwards to the "Configuration" tab.
>> For the uDig installation (1.2.2) you will see something like this:
>> To test against the installed JRE please go through:
>> * goto /usr/lib/udig with terminal/shell (cd /usr/lib/udig)
>> * type "sudo mv jre jreXXX" and type the password afterwards (user)
>> * start uDig again
>> and in the same About Dialog mentioned above you will see
>> java.home=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk (or something like this, but
>> not the bundled JRE from /usr/lib/udig)
>> Start testing the Walkthrough to verify everything is fine:
>> 2012/5/29 Brian Hamlin<maplabs at light42.com>:
>>> Hi All-
>>> you know that GeoTools and the Java apps are very important to this disk..
>>> I personally want to get this resolved the best way it can. I also am not a
>>> Java dev,
>>> so I am missing a lot of the details under the surface... however
>>> I just micro tested uDig on the Live build Alpha 2.. all I tried was two
>>> Open a shape file, and open a TIF file.. and it worked fine !
>>> so there may be more going on, but it appears to me that we may be able to
>>> away with openJDK-6. Maybe 7 too..
>>> best regards from Berkeley, California
>>> Brian Hamlin
>>> OSGeo California Chapter
>>> 415-717-4462 cell
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