jeff.cross at averageadmins.com
Wed Apr 5 21:35:41 UTC 2006
> Jeff Cross wrote:
>> Can anyone give me some guidance in using javavmwrapper? I have
>> searched high and low (I know someone will post the link I have
>> overlooked) but can't seem to find any detailed information on how to
>> use it. I understand that there are some environment variables I can use
>> to choose between different VMs (linux-sun-jdk-1.4.2, jdk-1.4.2, and
>> jdk-1.5.0) but I can't seem to locate anything.
> I do not know where this is documented, but the best way to deal with it
> is setting the variable JAVA_PREFERRED_PORTS in your '/etc/make.conf'. I.e.
> JAVA_PREFERRED_PORTS?= JAVA_PORT_NATIVE_BSDJAVA_JDK_1_5
> for jdk15. The complete list is
> to be found in '/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.java.mk'.
>> Also, does it only help when compiling ports that use Java or will it
>> work to run an application with a different VM?
> You can run software that was built by older versions, but not vice
> versa. That means you can run software that was compiled by 1.4 on 1.5
> but not the other way around. Unless you set something like '-target
> 1.4' when building.
>> Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
>> Jeff Cross
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Here is the reason I am asking, and maybe someone could shed some light
on this as well.
I have been using Zend Studio Client 4.0.2 on FreeBSD 6.0-SECURITY for
quite some time. I updated my ports and packages (which Zend is not)
the other day and it hasn't worked since.
So, if I wanted to try running Zend with the jdk15 port, how would I
specify that I wanted to use the 1.5 version of the jdk before firing
off the process? I wouldn't think that making the change in my
make.conf file would do this, would it?
Thanks in advance!
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