java/jdk13 does not autodetect itself

Pat Lashley patl+freebsd at
Fri May 16 14:04:57 PDT 2003

--On Wednesday, May 14, 2003 11:46:22 -0600 Greg Lewis 
<glewis at> wrote:

> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 09:17:36PM -0700, David Yeske wrote:
>> What do other people think about this?
> I think its worth considering.  Its not too difficult to do.
>> Do we want to expand detection in ports in general?
>> Is it bad to set NATIVE_BOOTSTRAP automatically?
> Its bad to set it automatically unless there is also a flag to turn it
> off, e.g. we would need to add a LINUX_BOOTSTRAP or a

Or change the NATIVE_BOOTSTRAP test to actually check the value
and not just the presence.  That way there's no confusion about
both set...  (It also opens up the possibility of a third 'if
available' setting.  The exact value to be used is left as an
exercise for the reader...)

(Personally, after 30+ years as a software engineer, I detest
one-way switches.  If you can explicitly set it, you should be
able to explicitly turn it off as well.)


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