java question.

Gary Kline kline at
Sun Jan 2 16:06:48 PST 2005

On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 10:57:17PM +0100, Jorn Argelo wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 13:15:31 -0800, Gary Kline wrote
> > On both my 4.10 system (this one: tao) and one on my 
> > 	5.3 platforms, I'm *finally* using jdk14.  Can I free 
> > 	up the linux-sun-jdk14 binary and space and yet be
> > 	able to build/rebuild everything Java??
> Well, I can't say for sure. You have to make sure that your system is indeed 
> using the proper executable and the proper libs. If you have things mixed you 
> can have a serious problem.
> AFAIK everything is put in /compat/linux ... so deinstalling it wouldn't bring 
> in too much problem. However, unless you have serious disk space problems, I 
> can't see why risk to break stuff if it is not needed.

	Thanks.  On my laptop that's currently being ports-upgraded
	I have seen /compat/linux complaints (mostly re mozilla).
	I *think* future Java builds will work and java will work
	from the browser... but better to be safe than bashing my 
	head :)


   Gary Kline     kline at     Public service Unix

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