Alright, you jdk14 geeks...
john at starfire.mn.org
Tue Feb 1 17:28:02 PST 2005
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 04:15:20PM -0800, Joshua Tinnin wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 February 2005 03:10 pm, John <john at starfire.mn.org> wrote:
> > I finally got around my problems by manually deinstalling and
> > reinstalling all the packages that linux_base-8 depended upon.
> > I have done a make install on linx_base-8 and linux-sun-jdk14
> > on the NFS server (I gave up trying to do it over NFS, though
> > that may not have been the problem).
> > My poor 200Mhz machine has now been crunching for a couple of
> > HOURS on java/jdk14 (I'm glad this isn't the machine I want
> > to run it on!), but now I'm wondering...
> On a 200MHz box, it's going to take a very long time. I'm not really
> sure how long, but likely days. (IIRC it takes over an hour or maybe
> two on my 2GHz Athlon XP, but I haven't timed it and it's been a
> while). I never build anything that large on a machine like that - I
> use a fast machine to build and then mount /usr/ports from the build
> machine on the install machine for the installation, but I understand
> that this isn't always an option.
> > Once it is BUILT on the NFS system - will I be able to INSTALL
> > it on my clients? Has anyone tried anything like this? Is
> > this OK with the license agreement?
> As far as the licenses, nobody here can give you the kind of legal
> advice you can get from a lawyer, but Sun has severely restricted
> distribution of JDK, if that gives you a place to start. Talk with your
> laywer for advice regarding your particular circumstance.
I should have been clearer - I meant my NFS clients, my own local
machines in my lab - not clients as in "customers."
john at starfire.MN.ORG
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