Commit b8341365 authored by Tony Mancill's avatar Tony Mancill

freshen the manpage example for JDK 8

parent b1811c2a
......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
.\" First parameter, NAME, should be all caps
.\" Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection
.\" other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
.TH MAKE-JPKG 1 "January 22, 2012"
.TH MAKE-JPKG 1 "September 10, 2016"
.\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
.\" Some roff macros, for reference:
......@@ -75,23 +75,23 @@ with the downloaded file. The program asks the user for additional
information and builds a Debian binary package in the current
The program requires about 200 MB free disk space in a temporary
The program requires about 400 MB free disk space in a temporary
directory. The temporary directory defaults to
.I /tmp
but you can specify an alternate directory by setting the environment
variable \fITMPDIR\fR.
To install Oracle(TM) 7 Standard Edition JDK, download a release - 64 bits version of update 2 from in this example - and invoke make-jpkg:
To install Oracle(TM) 8 Standard Edition JDK, download a release from and invoke make-jpkg, for example:
make-jpkg <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-7u2-linux-x64.tar.gz
make-jpkg <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-8u102-linux-x64.tar.gz
This generate a Debian package in the current directory, that can be installed using dpkg:
dpkg \-i oracle-java7-jdk_7u2_amd64.deb
dpkg \-i oracle-java8-jdk_8u102_amd64.deb
When you're done, you can delete initial download as well as generated package:
rm <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-7u2-linux-x64.tar.gz oracle-java7-jdk_7u2_amd64.deb
rm <path_to_download_directory>/jdk-8u102-linux-x64.tar.gz oracle-java8-jdk_8u102_amd64.deb
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