Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Jun 26 21:05:31 UTC 2006

"Saifi" <saifi at> writes:

> Hi:
> Trying to install and configure java jdk and jre on FreeBSD 6.1
> The installation of both the .tgz packages was successful.
> However, on executing the interpreter, 'java' the following error is displayed.
> /libexec/ Shared object "" not found, required by "java"
> I could not find a libpthread package in FreeBSD ports collection.
> Appreciate if somebody could point out the src.tar.gz or port to use.

It's part of the base system.  Looks like you installed a Javea
package for a different release of FreeBSD (5.x?).

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