eric at schultznet.ca
Sat Mar 25 19:52:08 UTC 2006
Robert Huff wrote:
> 1) You need a working Java to build a working Java.
Just curious, does that mean after the first time you install Java
subsequent re-installs or upgrades can use the /native/ port that was
first installed using the Linux package?
> 2) Due to restrictions from Sun, there is no FreeBSD native JDK
Write Once, Run Anywhere! Except...
What's the GCJ story? How do they get away with it? Way off-topic
though, and more than my brain could probably cope with right now.
> 3) So, to build the 1.4 (or 1.5) _port_, we install the Linux
> 1.4 package and use it to compile the code. Once the native port
> has built successfully, you can delete the Linux port.
That just doesn't sound right, at a meta-physical level.
Headed for the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning...
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