Help Installing Sun JDK on FreeBSD
eculp at encontacto.net
Wed Jun 4 20:10:07 UTC 2008
Quoting triggerme2ice <tomas.dej at gmail.com>:
> I am currently in the process of updating the ports tree... something i
> didn't know about earlier :clap:
> We will see how the java installation will go... i will keep you posted :)
Thanks a lot, I guess that I have to have it to build openoffice.
> Vince Hoffman wrote:
>> triggerme2ice wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I was wondering if anyone would know of a brute force way of installing
>>> (newest possible) sun JDK on FreeBSD 5.0 (or any other versions for
>>> Help a freeBSD user in need :teeth:
>> The latest version in ports is 126.96.36.199p4 if you need more receent than
>> that then no idea. If thats ok then
>> cd /usr/port/java/jdk16
>> Follow the instructions
>> Also see http://www.freebsd.org/java/
>> 5.x has just been announce as no longer supported by ports though,
>> although support wont be removed, just not updated and checked as
>> changes are made.
>> You will need a current jdk to compile it though and need to get the
>> source files manually. To get a jdk to compile it I'd recommend
>> installing the package from
>> Although you could install one of the linux-sun-jdk* ports if you
>> prefer. you can pkg_delete the old jdk once you have the new one
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