JDK on freebsd?
vsbenzi at weizmann.ac.il
Tue Jun 24 22:28:03 PDT 2003
=E1=E9=E5=ED =F8=E1=E9=F2=E9, 25 =E1=E9=E5=F0=E9 2003, 01:27, Gary Kline =
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 10:05:51PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 12:42:21PM -0700, Rev. Joe Doyle Ardent wrote:
> > > Marco Trentini wrote:
> > > > Vincent Chen wrote:
> > > > > Hi, all
> > > > >
> > > > > I need a jsp engine on freebsd. One installation on
> > > > > linux from my office works great so far. What's the
> > > > > status and how stable JDK are on freebsd? Which jdk
> > > > > version will you recommend? Is there any ready-to-go
> > > > > package available or I must build it from port?
> > > >
> > > > There is a article suitable for this topic:
> > > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/java-tomcat/ind=
> > > >.html
> > >
> > > This is really fairly rediculous; is this the native FBSD JDK:
> > >
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/java-tomcat/x35.h=
> > >l ?
> > >
> > > Why the dependancy on the Linux JDK? Why bother with a "native" JDK =
> > > you need the Linux one, anyway, and can run it instead (via the
> > > already-required Linux compatibility)?
> > You need a linux JDK to do the first time installation of the native
> > JDK -- both for jdk13 and jdk14. Once you've got a native jdk
> > compiled and installed, you can pkg_delete the linux jdk, and use the
> > native jdk to compile updated versions of itself (via the
> > NATIVE_BOOTSTRAP=3Dyes make flag). One of the really annoying things
> > about java is that you can't compile and install JDK 1.4.1 using any
> > flavour of JDK 1.3.1, so if you want both JDK versions, you've got to
> > go through the whole install process from scratch each time.
> > You need linux-compat as one of the linux JDK's dependencies. Once
> > you have dispensed with the linux JDK you could probably dispense with
> > the whole linux compat stuff as well. The native JDK works just fine
> > without.
> > On the other hand, if you've got a whole row of machines to install
> > jdk's on, so long as you aren't in any sense publishing an
> > unauthorized-by-Sun JDK, there's nothing to stop you going through the
> > download, install linux jdk, download, compile, install native jdk
> > rigmarole on just one of the machines, and then build your own package
> > of the native jdk to install on the other boxes.
> It's likely just me. But on one of three BSD servers I have
> java (linux) working happily with mozilla. The other two may
> have upgrade/dependency probledms... or else gremlins
> that say "Huh?" regarding jdk-131.
> There are probably dozens of us, if not billions, who would
> profit from a step-by-step tutorial style write up on this.
> Dunno about anyone else, but at least I would love to shuck
> the linux stuff and go native FreeBSD. Anybody willing?
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