Which one should I use diablo-jdk1.5.0 or jdk-1.6

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Apr 3 15:10:33 UTC 2008

Don't top-post, please.

"Kemian Dang" <dangkm at gmail.com> writes:

> I want to write Java program, so I want to find which one should I
> use, to avoid situation that my code can not be compiled and run on
> another machine.

So it isn't really a question of diablo versus regular port, you're
trying to choose between java 1.5 and 1.6.  

For maximum portability, I would recommend installing both, and making
sure your code runs on both.

> On 02/04/2008, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
>> "Kemian Dang" <dangkm at gmail.com> writes:
>>  > I am not sure which version of jdk should I use, do they have the same
>>  > functionality?
>>  >
>>  > I know jdk-1.6 is compiled by diablo-jdk and has no run dependency on
>>  > diablo, but if diablo is the same as the original sun jdk, why should
>>  > there be another one, or to say, why I need to install another one?
>>  >
>>  > So, any suggestions?
>> If you're not writing java code yourself, the differences will
>>  probably be quite small.
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Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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