Glassfish v2 on FreeBSD

Doug Poland doug at
Thu Nov 8 06:39:16 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 10:06:05PM +1300, Calvin Varney wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 08:45 +0100, Luca Morettoni wrote:
> > I need to do some tests on glassfish over FreeBSD but on internet I
> > found only this tutorial:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > anybody have installed glassfish on recent FreeBSD (>= 6.2)? Any
> > benchmark?
> > 
> I followed those instructions to get v1 working. All went fine but I
> only played with a few examples and have yet to use it on a real
> project. No benchmarks sorry, but sun claim its the fastest app server
> out there...
> v2 should be easier still to install, it no longer has dependencies on
> NSS/NSPR stuff. I'm yet to find time to try it out but will be
> interested to hear how you get on ;-)
> NetBeans 6 may also be an option. I remember it (or some edition of
> it) comes bundled with glassfish and recall seeing some guys building
> it from source on FreeBSD.
Netbeans 6.0 Beta 2 builds from souce quite nicely on 7.0 (also beta 2).
Note: you must use java 1.5 to build netbeans 6.  I haven't had a need
to use glassfish but it appears as an available server in the menu


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