Is it possible to build sun-jdk-1.5 from the source?
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Feb 19 19:12:17 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:09:41PM +0100, Daniel Tourde wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 07:20:45PM +0100, Daniel Tourde wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Is it possible to build sun-jdk-1.5 from the source code?
> > > If yes, how to do that?
> > Yes, use the port.
> > > To be honest, I would like to avoid to install a binary that requires
> > > Linux support packages. It's not that I do not like Linux (I have 3
> > > Gentoo Linux at my disposal), it's simply that my machine is a FreeBSD
> > > machine and I would like to keep it as simple as possible.
> > Unfortunately java is written in java so you will have to install a
> > binary compiler (either linux or freebsd) first to bootstrap.
> OK. Where could I find the FreeBSD binary?
> Are you referring to: http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/downloads/java.shtml ?
Or the equivalent diablo port.
> Then, would the binary be replaced by the one compiled or would they be in
> parallel on my system?
They'd both be there.
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