I need a cuppa...

Tabor Kelly tkelly-freebsd-questions at taborandtashell.net
Sat Jan 15 21:05:27 PST 2005

Jonathan Chen wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 09:06:17PM -0600, John wrote:
>>OK, I must be dumb as a rock, because this has to have been discussed
>>and documented 16 ways from Sunday, but I've looked in the FAQ,
>>and looked in the Handbook, and I've gone through my copy of the
>>latest edition of _The Complete FreeBSD_, but I simply do NOT get
>>how to get Java support for FreeBSD.  I don't need the JDK, unless
>>that's the only way to get a viable JRE.
> You can't get a separate 1.4+ JRE for FreeBSD, you need to install the
> JDK; the JDK is available as a port in java/jdk14.
> Cheers.

But make sure you have linprocfs mounted before you try to build it (and 
obviously linux emulation).

PS- Linux emulation is for bootstrapping purposes. java/jdk14 requires 
java/linux-sun-jdk14 to compile, afterwards java/linux-sun-jdk14 can be 
safely removed.


Tabor Kelly
tkelly-freebsd-questions at taborandtashell.net

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