Setting a build dependency for the JDK

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Sep 4 23:52:31 UTC 2018

On 2018-9-5 04:45 , Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> On Sep 4, 2018, at 10:50 AM, mf2k at wrote:
>> Otherwise, since Java is 3rd party, we cannot have a dependency on it and expect that it will be installed by Macports. We can only check if it is installed or not. 
> I haven't looked at the oracle license recently, but if it allows it, we should be providing install via port so that the normal dependency resolution stuff can work.

We do have an openjdk10 port (which just installs Oracle's binary) that
could be depended on, for supported platforms.

- Josh

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