jdk @ amd64?

Sean McNeil sean at mcneil.com
Fri Nov 19 18:00:18 PST 2004

On Sat, 2004-11-20 at 02:55 +0100, Palle Girgensohn wrote:
> --On fredag, november 19, 2004 16.58.56 -0800 David O'Brien 
> <obrien at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > 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.
> I guess I can live with that, java is not the main purpose for this 
> machine. 32-bit, can I just run it, or must I do some wizardy to get 32-bit 
> libraries in place, à la Peter Wemm's build32.sh script i in tools/lib32? 
> COMPAT_IA32 is set in the kernel.

Peter Wemm has actually just managed to get the lib32 stuff to compile
for me with just setting WITH_LIB32=yes in /etc/make.conf.  No need to
do the wizardry anymore for -current.  I haven't yet actually tried out
the libraries, though.

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