Which jdk port should I use?
freebsd at insightbb.com
Thu Mar 6 17:49:13 UTC 2008
On Thursday 06 March 2008 12:28:33 pm you wrote:
> its there any JDK for amd64 arch from sun ?
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:19 AM, Steven Friedrich <freebsd at insightbb.com>
> > On Thursday 06 March 2008 05:42:05 am Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > Jonathan Chen wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:05:34PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> > > >> I have two installed:
> > > >> diablo-jdk-1.5.0.07.01_9
> > > >> jdk-184.108.40.206p8,1
> > > >
> > > > The native JDK is the one to use in most cases; eg: if you're
> > > > running FreeBSD-7, eclipse won't work properly unless you're using
> > > > the native jdk.
> > >
> > > I assume you mean "native" in the sense of "compiled for FreeBSD 7
> > > instead of FreeBSD 6". They are both native FreeBSD binaries :-)
> > >
> > > But yes, you should be using the self-compiled jdk on FreeBSD 7 for
> > > other reasons: it has better performance. Once a 7.x build of diablo
> > > is released you can switch to that.
> > >
> > > Kris
> > Ok, so I pkg_deinstall diablo-jdk and tried to install jdk15.
> > It errors out (I had previously had installed this long ago and didn't
> > have
> > any problems tracking it with csup/portupgrade).
> > WARNING: Your are not building SPONSORS workspace from
> > the control build. This will result in a development-only
> > build of the J2SE workspace, lacking the installation bundles
> > WARNING: Your FreeBSD installation is not valid for building a
> > the J2SDK. You must be using FreeBSD 4.1|5.|6.*.
> > Your release is 7.0-RELEASE
> > ERROR: BOOTDIR does not point to a valid Java 2 SDK
> > Check that you have access to
> > /usr/local/diablo-jdk1.5.0/bin/java
> > and/or check your value of ALT_BOOTDIR.
> > Exiting because of the above error(s).
> > gmake: *** [post-sanity] Error 1
> > *** Error code 2
> > Stop in /usr/ports/java/jdk15.
> > And why does it reference diablo?
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Sorry Mohamad, I'm not the expert on java on freebsd.
I sent this to the list so you'll get an answer.
My question was "which port should I use" and so far, it appears the answer is
jdk15, but it appears it depends on diablo-jdk.
You might take a look at:
But it appears that it only helps as long as your're using prior to FreeBSD 7.
I believe these guys are telling me that if I'm running FreeBSD 7 (and I am),
that I need to use jdk15 (but it appears that it installs/depends on
Sorry for the second send, I didn't add questions email address...
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