jdk @ amd64?

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 19 16:59:00 PST 2004

On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 12:33:51AM +0100, Palle Girgensohn wrote:
> I've been trying to dig the archives for info about running a native JDK 
> 1.4 on an AMD64 system (Dell 2850, really "EM64T"?).
> Can anyone get me up to speed with how this is done, if it is possible? Do 
> I need lib32 stuff to run the jdk, and is that what the 
> src/tools/lib32/build32.sh script creates? Is it not possible to run the 
> JDK in "native" AMD64?

Sun did not port the JDK to the AMD64 platform until version 1.5.  So if
you want 1.4 you have to use a 32-bit version.  You can either use the
Linux JDK or maybe even the 32-bit FreeBSD/i386 one.

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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