I need a cuppa...

John john at starfire.mn.org
Sat Jan 15 21:34:34 PST 2005

On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 09:05:22PM -0800, Tabor Kelly wrote:
> 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.

Oh, my word!  They don't make this easy, do they???

John Lind
john at starfire.MN.ORG

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