Package Details: jdk6 6u45-6

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: jdk6
Description: Oracle Java 6 Development Kit (public release - end of support)
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Licenses: custom
Provides: java-environment=6, java-environment-jdk=6, java-runtime=6, java-runtime-headless=6, java-runtime-headless-jre=6, java-runtime-jre=6, java-web-start=6, java-web-start-jre=6
Submitter: Det
Maintainer: ItachiSan
Last Packager: ItachiSan
Votes: 84
Popularity: 0.064481
First Submitted: 2014-10-18 07:16
Last Updated: 2017-06-27 14:40

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ItachiSan commented on 2017-06-27 14:25

@Det @wsnark it was working for me, just tested in an Arch Docker container and it did not. Fixed the DLAGENTS, should work now.

Det commented on 2017-06-27 13:46

No, the problem is not the public release (6u45), it's that you can't download even that without logging in anymore.

wsnark commented on 2017-06-27 13:24

The DLAGENTS still points to http variant, so the build fails.

BTW, what about adding an option to download last public release too? For people who do not care about security fixes, but prefer downloading from Oracle?

ItachiSan commented on 2017-06-26 13:23

@Det thanks for the Dropbox mirrors.
Now building should work fine.

Det commented on 2017-06-14 16:56

I assume you mean those sources won't work?

I just downloaded the thing both from my own Dropbox and, and the md5sums are the same:

40c1a87563c5c6a90a0ed6994615befe *jdk-6u45-linux-x64 (1).bin
40c1a87563c5c6a90a0ed6994615befe *jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin

E: Oh right. Yes, just replace the "DLAGENTS" override in the PKGBUILD with this (originally defined in /etc/makepkg.conf):

DLAGENTS=('http::/usr/bin/curl -fLC - --retry 3 --retry-delay 3 -b oraclelicense=a -o %o %u'
       'https::/usr/bin/curl -fLC - --retry 3 --retry-delay 3 -o %o %u')

The dropboxes are HTTPS, and I did a HTTP-only override for the links back in the day.

napterk commented on 2017-06-14 14:54

Those Dropbox sources won't work with curl and https.

The hashes of md5sums are not correct. Can someone update this?

Det commented on 2017-06-02 17:57

For working Dropbox mirrors:


Det commented on 2015-07-18 18:42

Please include the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE), which provides access to important ciphers like 256-bit AES that are required by some applications:

This is already included in OpenJDK by default.

ItachiSan commented on 2015-04-22 21:14

I've no problems in building x86_64 package; maybe you should retry to make the package removing the .bin file and running again makepkg (so the downloads will be downloaded properly).
Some infos:
$ md5sum jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin
40c1a87563c5c6a90a0ed6994615befe jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin
$ du -sb jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin
72087592 jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin
$ du -sh jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin # Almost useless, but gives you an idea of the size
69M jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin

DiscipleOfDante commented on 2015-04-13 15:05

Source jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin fails validity check, please fix.