java-package - Utility for creating Java Debian packages

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Contrib i386
Package filename java-package_0.62_all.deb
Package name java-package
Package version 0.62
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category contrib/misc devel::buildtools devel::debian devel::lang:java implemented-in::shell interface::graphical interface::x11 role::program suite::debian uitoolkit::gtk works-with::software:package works-with::software:source x11::application
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian Java Maintainers <>
Download size 22.20 KB
Installed size 72.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
java-package_0.62_all.deb 0.62 all Debian Contrib
java-package - - -


Name Value
build-essential -
debhelper >= 9
dpkg-dev -
fakeroot -
libasound2 -
libfontconfig1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libgtk2.0-0 -
libx11-6 -
libxslt1.1 -
libxtst6 -
libxxf86vm1 -
unzip -


Type URL
Binary Package java-package_0.62_all.deb
Source Package java-package

Install Howto

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




2016-09-10 - tony mancill <>
java-package (0.62) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes)
* Add --distribution option to override hard-coded value of unstable.
Thank you to Martin Gerhard Loschwitz for the patch. (Closes: #819537)
* Add --jce-policy <> option to build with JCE policy file.
Thank you to Alex Brown for the patch. (Closes: #833301)
* Freshen the manpage example for JDK 8.
* Implement --priority <priority> option. (Closes: #820857)
* Bump Standards-Version of generated source package to 3.9.8.
* Generated JDK/JRE packages now depend on java-common (Closes: #799974)
2016-03-18 - Benjamin Drung <>
java-package (0.61) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.7 (no changes)
* Use package name plus architecture as directory in /usr/lib/jvm
* Add support for server JRE (Closes: #776389)
* Update Vcs-Browser and Vcs-Git to use HTTPS
2015-11-30 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
java-package (0.60) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* Added jcontrol to the command line alternatives (Closes: #799370)
* Fixed the detection of the latest Java 8 documentation archives.
* Fixed the dh_shlibdeps error when generating a documentation package
(Closes: #753071)
* Changed the architecture of the documentation packages from any to all.
* Changed the section of the documentation packages to non-free/doc
* Disabled dh_strip_nondeterminism when generating the Java packages
to speed up the build
[ tony mancill ]
* Update the package long description.
* Add build-essential as a dependency and drop the (now redundant)
recommends on gcc. (Closes: #787809)
* Use du --apparent-size when checking the size of the unpacked
distribution. (Closes: #794401)
2015-05-16 - tony mancill <>
java-package (0.59) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Upload to unstable.
* Add following dependencies to address build failures for dpkg-shlibdeps
errors during make-jpkg of JDK/JRE:
libgl1-mesa-glx libfontconfig1 libxslt1.1 libxtst6 libxxf86vm1 libgtk2.0-0
(Closes: #782132)
2015-03-05 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
java-package (0.58) experimental; urgency=medium
[ Francesc Zacarias ]
* New --with-system-certs option to use the system keystore (Closes: #776395)
[ Emmanuel Bourg ]
* Removed the generated package mistakenly included in the source package
(Closes: #779727)
2015-01-25 - Emmanuel Bourg <>
java-package (0.57) experimental; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Include Java 8 in the help message of make-jpkg (Closes: #775977)
* Provide all runtimes since Java 5, thanks to Laurens Blankers
(Closes: #775987)
* Added more command line tool alternatives: jmc and jvisualvm
(Closes: #676877)
* Standards-Version updated to 3.9.6 (no changes)
2014-06-20 - Benjamin Drung <>
java-package (0.56) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Do not Build-Depends libavcodec53 and libavformat53 for Java 8.
Thanks to Chris Jester-Young for the patch. (Closes: #751974)
* Set the urcency of the guest package to medium.

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