sun jdk 1.4.2_02 and freebsd 5.2
freeb <at> t1 <dot> unisoftbg <dot> com
freeb at t1.unisoftbg.com
Sat Jan 17 23:41:09 PST 2004
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 01:34:42PM +0100, freeb <at> t1 <dot> unisoftbg <dot> com wrote:
> > I try to check if it is possible to migrate from linux ( RedHat AS 3) to
> > freebsd.
> > I am using very intensive java (jboss + tomcat).
> > I installed freebsd 5.2 and try to make some tests with java.
> > I prefer the sun release because sun is the java founder, but if it is a
> > problem I can change this one.
> The consensus is that the native Java ports will give you the best
> stability and performance. The JDK-1.4.2 will do the best, but you're
> going to have to manually get the sources from Sun, plus the required
> bsd-patchfiles from eyesbeyond.com
I do not found it on eyesbeyond.com. Where to search ?
> (Sun licensing restrictions mean
> you can't download stuff automatically), then compile everything
Any docs about this?
> That takes quite a time and needs something like 1.7Gb free
> disk space available.
> It also requires a working copy of one of the
> linux JDKs in order to bootstrap the build process.
> An alternative is to install the Diablo JDK or JRE, which are
> pre-compiled native code, but only Java 1.3.1 and they have to run in
> FreeBSD 4.x compatability mode.
It is not a solution fo me.On linux I compared the 1.3.x/1.4.2 performance and 1.4.2 give me 40% more.
> > Ok, after install I just go to /usr/ports/linux-sun-jdk14 and readet the
> > readme.
> > I installed the java without any problem (reported error), but if I try
> > to run java --version (just to be sure that it is the version), the jdk
> > hangs. It still running as process (I see it with top).
> I think you meant:
> % java -version
> Kill the hung java process -- you'll probably need to 'kill -9' it.
> Make sure you've got linprocfs mounted as instructed in
> /usr/ports/java/linux-sun-jdk14/pkg-message, and try again.
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