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zc.buildout recipe that downloads and installs Java

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This recipe downloads and installs java in your buildout.

Buildout configuration:

Add this section to your buildout configuration:

parts =
    ... your other parts ...

recipe =

By default it will fetch Java 6u25, but you might want to install from another location or another version like this:

recipe =
download-url = ftp://location/to/self-extracting/java.bin

Or you can install openjdk instead.

[java] recipe = flavour = openjdk


This recipe only works with linux at the moment

This recipe requires rpm2cpio and cpio to be installed on your system.


Original author: Cedric de Saint Martin - cedric.dsm [ at ] tiolive [ dot ] com

Inspired by : z3c.recipe.openoffice made by Jean-Francois Roche -



Adapting to use auto-extracting packages, and not rpms. [Cedric de Saint Martin]


Initial Commit [Cedric de Saint Martin]

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