java-wrappers - wrappers for java executables

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name java-wrappers
Package version 0.1.28
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 63 B
Download size 10.40 KB
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Wrapper script facilities for java executables.
This package can be used by packagers of java programs to
provide java runtime detection, jar lookup and a consistent
user interface (debugging, environment variables).


Package Version Architecture Repository
java-wrappers_0.1.28_all.deb 0.1.28 all Debian Main
java-wrappers - - -


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unzip -


Type URL
Binary Package java-wrappers_0.1.28_all.deb
Source Package java-wrappers

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install java-wrappers deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install java-wrappers




2014-05-03 - tony mancill <>
java-wrappers (0.1.28) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Add support for detecting Oracle JRE/JDK 7 and 8 (when installed
from a java-package .deb). (Closes: #743248)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes).
2013-09-18 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.27) unstable; urgency=low
* Prefer openJDK7 as the "java6" runtime (closes: #714748)
* Drop the use of DESTDIR, remnants of a long gone past (closes: #721366)
* Move arch-indep files to /usr/share/java-wrappers, but provide
symlinks for existing wrappers (closes: #646861)
* Conforms to standards 3.9.4
2013-06-19 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.26) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix run_jar (closes: #709976) (and, yes, it is fixed on a Wednesday,
though not the one announced initially ;-) ...)
* Lift the assumption that alternatives live in /usr/lib/jvm (closes:
2012-03-18 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.25) unstable; urgency=low
* Do not implicitly include . in classpaths (closes: #664515)
2011-09-14 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.24) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop the use of dpkg-architecture in favor of dpkg (closes: #641499)
* Take into account openjdk-7, patch courtesy of Adrian Bunk
<> (closes: #641420)
2011-09-09 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.23) unstable; urgency=medium
* Correctly find the now architecture-dependent openjdk6 flavor (closes:
* Urgency medium to avoid breaking applications in testing when openjdk6 migrates
2011-04-06 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.22) unstable; urgency=low
* Now correctly following relative links from classpaths.
* Fix a final glitch, ready for upload to unstable
2011-04-04 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.21) experimental; urgency=low
* Final form of the find_jar_classpath function that now only performs
path expansion for the argument, but not for the elements found in the
manifests that should be full paths anyway (closes: #563197)
* Trim down significantly the number of JVMs available, as fortunately
the dozens-of-jvms dark age is long gone (closes: #612903)
* Make it sure that mistakes such as find_java_runtime default-jre won't
go unnoticed.
2011-04-04 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.20) experimental; urgency=low
* Adding unzip as we need it to get the classpath correctly...
* Switch to dh 7
2011-04-03 - Vincent Fourmond <>
java-wrappers (0.1.19) experimental; urgency=low
* First draft of a recursive classpath resolution function.

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