Provide JRE compiled with javac -g flag

Bug #1537972 reported by Karl-Philipp Richter on 2016-01-26
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
openjdk-7 (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned
openjdk-8 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
openjdk-9 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Java IDEs (like NetBeans) need a JRE which has been compiled with `-g` flag of `javac` in order to be able to display debug information. It'd be nice to provide a separate JRE which Ubuntu users can use output-of-the-box to run their IDE or programs running inside the IDE.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: openjdk-7-source 7u91-2.6.3-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
Uname: Linux 4.3.3-040303-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Jan 26 01:43:10 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-12 (44 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: openjdk-7
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

C de-Avillez (hggdh2) wrote :

setting to wishlist per request from tdaitx on #ubuntu-bugs

Changed in openjdk-7 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
description: updated
tags: added: packaging
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