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java recipe ported over for oe-core and meta-openembedded
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You should define at lease the following variables in a distro include file or local.conf

PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/java-initial = "cacao-initial"

PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/java-native = "jamvm-native"
PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/javac-native = "ecj-bootstrap-native"

For openjdk6:
PREFERRED_VERSION_openjdk-6-jre = "6b24-1.11.9"
PREFERRED_VERSION_openjdk-6-jre = "6b27-1.12.5"
PREFERRED_VERSION_icedtea6-native = "1.8.11"

For openjdk7:
PREFERRED_VERSION_openjdk-7-jre = "25b30-2.3.12"
PREFERRED_VERSION_icedtea7-native = "2.1.3"

Sometimes the following is needed:
PREFERRED_PROVIDER_openjdk-6-jre = "openjdk-6-jre"
PREFERRED_PROVIDER_openjdk-7-jre = "openjdk-7-jre

For conf/bblayers.conf you have to add

  path_to_source/meta-openembedded/meta-oe \
  path_to_source/sources/meta-java \

Please note that libstdc++ static is needed on your host to compile icedtea6/7-native
(install libstdc++-static on a Fedora).

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