Is it possible to run eclipse-SDK-3.2.1-linux-gtk on FreeBSD

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd8 at
Tue Nov 28 17:36:48 PST 2006

On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 10:30:16 +0100, Mikolaj Rydzewski  
<freebsd at> wrote:

> Eugeny N Dzhurinsky wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 09:49:31AM +0100, Mikolaj Rydzewski wrote:
>>> I had to downgrade to eclipse 3.1 for jsp editor to work.
>>> As a matter of fact, I'm considering switching back to linux (after  
>>> three great years with freebsd). I'm focusing more and more on java at  
>>> work, unfortunately java quality on freebsd is still very poor.
>> Do you have any comparison matrix to prove that? It's not about holy  
>> war - I'm
>> just wandering is it true, and Linux is better for Java development.
> It's not holy war. I like freebsd very much. Ports are great, system is  
> great, everything is great except java...
> Guys at work use latest ubuntu. Well... it just works ;-) You download  
> jdk, eclipse bundle, untar and you can start coding. No more portupgrade  
> at night...

Sorry, but I have the same at FreeBSD. Install diablo-jdk, install  
eclipse, install some plugins (subclipse, Calisto(JSP,XML,...)) by the  
Eclipse update stuff and I'm developing with this for quite some time now.
What problems do you see? Stacktraces? Crashes?


  Ronald Klop
  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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