Ren'Py No Longer Detecting Java JDK

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Crazy Li
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Ren'Py No Longer Detecting Java JDK

#1 Post by Crazy Li » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:46 am

So only a month ago, I made an Android build of my game, installing the JDK and going through all the process, successfully compiling it to a .apk that I put on my phone, launched, and played no issue. Now just yesterday, I tried to make an updated build and suddenly it doesn't work? I click on the only option (Install SDK & Create Keys) and it says it's building a test game or something and then errors out telling me that if I don't have the Java JDK, I can download it from Oracle's website... but I obviously DO have the JDK because I just successfully went through this process just last month and nothing's changed since then. I even went and double-checked to ensure I still had Java JDK installed and yep, I do. I have no clue why Ren'py can't find it any longer and thinks it doesn't exist. Could it somehow be looking in the wrong place all of a sudden? If so, how can I fix that?

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Re: Ren'Py No Longer Detecting Java JDK

#2 Post by PyTom » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:12 pm

Ren'Py has changed the JDK it requires. It used to require the 32-bit Java 8, now it requires the 64-bit Java 8 to run. That could be the problem.
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