Does anyone know how to get the required downloads from Sun to build Java?

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Nov 23 06:56:31 PST 2007

Bill Moran <wmoran at> wrote:
> It appears as if jdk 1.5 is now at version 14, but the FreeBSD ports
> still requires version 13.
> Luckily, Sun is run by a bunch of Nazis, and doesn't use a standard
> directory tree to distribute their stuff.  After 15 minutes of searching
> I can't figure out how to get the version 13 stuff off their site, and
> thus I can't build for my shiny, new laptop ...
> Does anyone have any advice on how to get the required files from Sun?

Never mind.  Looks like binary packages of OpenOffice are available for

Bill Moran

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