Java support

Rohit rohitvis at
Wed Jun 11 08:29:11 PDT 2003

Yes, when you try to make install the ports you should be asked to download 
source files. The urls to download these files are printed out. Just follow 
the instructions and download the required files and place them in 

Then take a long coffee break and let it all compile and install.

I have java 1.4.x running fine on my system. 

Good luck


On Wednesday 11 June 2003 15:19, Michael Vest wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD,
>      I am curently running FreeBSD 4.5. I am interested in doing
> Java development on FreeBSD. I have installed Java 1.1.8 via the
> /usr/ports mechanism. It works fine. However, when I try to make
> some of the later versions of Java (1.2, 1.3, and 1.4), I get errors
> during the make process. Are these later versions supported? If so,
> what is the best way to install them?
> Mike Vest
> mikervest at
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