JDK Installation

io info at zousys.com
Mon Jun 13 17:08:09 GMT 2005

Thanks, thanks all of your guys!


Vizion wrote:

>On Sunday 12 June 2005 20:01,  the author Mike Jeays contributed to the 
>dialogue on-
> Re: JDK Installation: 
>>On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 22:49, Zousys Info wrote:
>>>Background Information:
>>>FreeBSD 5.4
>>>Try to install JDK
>>>What I have done is :
>>>1) Download JDK bin file from java.sun.com, then
>>>   *chmod +x jdk-1_5_0_03-linux-i586.bin*
>>>2) Type yes after the license showing
>>>3) get the following error message:
>>>Do you agree to the above license terms? [yes or no]
>>>ELF binary type "0" not known.
>>>./install.sfx.5728: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
>>>cd: can't cd to jdk1.5.0_03
>>>*Anyone can help me to install JDK, I have tried different version of
>>>JDK on different machine, similiar error, Please give me advise. I will
>>>be very very appreciated.
>>>Thank you so much!
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>>Look in the recent archives (last two weeks); I had problems with 1.5,
>>and found it much easier to install 1.4.  1.5 is still being
> I have had no problem installing jdk15 on Freebsd 5.3 once I have:
>1. Made sure that procfs was mounted  properly
>2. brought the ports tree up to date using cvsup ports-all
>3. cd to the appropriate ports directory
>4. Made clean if there had been any previous compile attempt
>5. Made sure I did "make" and then make install NOT make install
>6. Had glib installed
>7. Not tried to install directly from the sun supplied jdk but carefully 
>followed the instruction from the ports make and install processes!!!!!!

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