Which jdk port should I use?

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Thu Mar 6 17:59:15 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 12:48:49PM -0500, Steven Friedrich wrote:

> My question was "which port should I use" and so far, it appears the answer is 
> jdk15, but it appears it depends on diablo-jdk.
> You might take a look at:
> http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/downloads/java.shtml
> But it appears that it only helps as long as your're using prior to FreeBSD 7.
> I believe these guys are telling me that if I'm running FreeBSD 7 (and I am), 
> that I need to use jdk15 (but it appears that it installs/depends on 
> diablo-jdk.

The diablo-jdk is a build dependancy for the jdk15 port. Once the
jdk15 port has been installed you can safely remove the diablo-jdk.
IIRC, the diablo-jdk on FreeBSD-7 also has a run-dependancy on
misc/compat6 port.

Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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