problems installing java

Santo Natale sannata at
Mon Sep 13 06:28:20 PDT 2004

You need to install linux-sun-jdk13 or linux-ibm-jdk13 from /usr/ports/java to be able to build jdk13.
hope this will help,

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 12:53:34PM +0000, Brett Wiggins wrote:
> hi,
>    I am using FreeBSD 5.2.1 -RELEASE as a desktop and have come across some problems when installing java. I downloaded the files listed in the handbook into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and went to install /usr/ports/java/jdk13 with 'make install clean'. The installation starts 
> then stops saying that i need to download a diablo caffe file and place it in /usr/ports/distfiles/. I download the file, start the install again and get the following;
> # Start of jdk build
> i386 Build started:   1.3.1-p8-root-040913-23:10
> ERROR: Your BOOTDIR environment variable does not point
>        to a valid Java 2 SDK for bootstrapping this build.
>        A Java 2 SDK 1.3.1 build must be bootstrapped against any
>        1.3 build. Please update your ALT_BOOTDIR setting, or
>        just unset it, and start your build again.
> Exiting because of the above error(s).
> gmake: *** [sanity] Error 1
> *** Error code 2
> Stop in /usr/ports/java/jdk13.
> What does this error message mean? I have all the files that were listed in /usr/ports/distfiles what am I missing or doing wrong?
> thanks
> Brett

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