howto update freebsd 4.7 release to 4.7 stable
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Tue Jun 21 22:10:22 GMT 2005
Khanh Cao Van <cvkhanh at gmail.com> writes:
> My custom use freeBSD 4.7 release and ask me to install JDK1.4 on it .
> But when I use ports to compile JDK , the system show me a message :
Please keep in mind that 4.7 was superseded more than two years ago,
and the whole 4.x branch was superseded as the -STABLE branch six
months ago. Ports support will be slightly limited.
> You must have a version of FreeBSD later than 4.7-STABLE February 2003
> or 5-CURRENT February 2003 to compile and use JDK 1.4.2.
> So I have to update my 4.7 release to 4.7 stable . But I do not know
> how to do make it . I've looking everywhere but could not find any
> clear document about it . Please help me !
> PS : I'm not going to upgrade my kernel 4.7 to 4.8 or anything else ,
> just 4.7 only . Thank for reading !
That may not work; 4.7-STABLE is what eventually became 4.8.
Try the RELENG_4_7 tag, and maybe it will include the changes you need.
If not, maybe you should try a Linux JDK; some of those are in
FreeBSD's ports system, too.
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