Firefox and java

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Feb 16 14:05:20 GMT 2005

John <john at> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 08:37:11AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> > The firefox port wilil make that link for you, automatically, if the
> > JDK is installed when you're building firefox.
> Yes, I've heard that.  Sorry - my original question was how to do it
> if you installed firefox from packages instead of ports.

This is the primary disadvantage of packages; they cannot adapt to the
existing configuration of your system the way ports can.

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