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Re: After installing Java, what should I set JAVA_HOME to?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: After installing Java, what should I set JAVA_HOME to?
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:06:39 +0100
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Chris Marusich <address@hidden> skribis:

> Radoslav Petrov <address@hidden> writes:
>> About a proper fix: IMO iced3 JDK Guix definition needs to process
>> "" file for the SunPKCS11 provider to override the
>> JAVA_HOME definition with the file in the current version/dir/instance
>> of the Guix package (I'm not sure for the correct term). But this have
>> to be done on each update/upgrade of NSS package. So I'm not so sure
>> about the proper way to fix this packaging problem.
> This sounds right to me.  If I'm hearing you correctly, there is a
> configuration file in the output of the icedtea package which needs to
> be updated whenever the nss package is updated.  I believe the correct
> way to accomplish that is to use "static composition" or "late static
> composition" [1].  I'm sure a convenient mechanism for this exists in
> Guix, but since I haven't done it myself, I'm not sure of the details.
> [1] See section 7.1.1 in Eelco Dolstra's thesis:

‘wrap-program’ in (guix build utils) roughly correspond to what’s
described as “late static composition” in Eelco’s thesis.


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