build instructions for Processing 3.3.6

GLVGLV
edited February 16 in Developing Processing

Hello,

Can I get some help building PROCESSING 3.3.6 (REV 0263) from source available here: https://github.com/processing/processing/releases

I CAN build the 0264 version available here: https://github.com/processing/processing

With these instructions: https://github.com/processing/processing/wiki/Build-Instructions

I CAN'T build PROCESSING 3.3.6 (REV 0263) with same instructions. It seems to hiccup on getting the jre-8u144-windows-x64.tar.gz

Note: I discovered that build 0264 build does not display "τ" or "π" (characters I was using) and replaces it with a "?"

I have had success with a portable version for 264 build using tips from: https://forum.processing.org/two/discussion/comment/87093/#Comment_87093

I want to do the same for PROCESSING 3.3.6 (REV 0263)

GLV

Answers

  • GLVGLV
    edited February 16 Answer ✓

    I had success building this!

    What does changing the version of Java (from 8.144.1 to 8.162.12) do when building Processing from source? Can I expect any problems?

    I was able to build PROCESSING 3.3.6 (REV 0263) by modifying \processing-processing-0263-3.3.6\build\build.xml :

    Original (in build 0263):

      <property name="jdk.version" value="8" />
      <property name="jdk.update" value="144" />
      <property name="jdk.build" value="1" />
      <!-- See https://gist.github.com/P7h/9741922
           or http://stackoverflow.com/q/10268583 -->
      <property name="jdk.hash" value="090f390dda5b47b9b721c7dfaa008135" />
    

    Replaced with (copied from build 0264):

      <property name="jdk.version" value="8" />
      <property name="jdk.update" value="162" />
      <property name="jdk.build" value="12" />
      <!-- See https://gist.github.com/P7h/9741922
           or http://stackoverflow.com/q/10268583 -->
      <property name="jdk.hash" value="0da788060d494f5095bf8624735fa2f1" />
    

    Characters such as "τ" or "π" display correctly with 3.3.6 (REV 0263) with downloaded build and my build.

    Characters such as "τ" or "π" DO NOT display correctly with 3.3.7 (REV 0264) and display a ? in place of character on the screen.

    I now have a working portable version!

    GLV

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