Linux Java Update?

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sun Mar 15 03:15:09 PDT 2009

On Sunday 15 March 2009 01:44:45 Frank Jahnke wrote:
> I'm setting up a new i386 computer, and I always include a complete
> Linux browser (usually Opera), including plugins.  I went to the
> linux-sun-jre16 port, and I find a disagreement on the jre version
> number requested in the port (u3) versus what Sun has on their web
> site as their latest (u12).  This is odd, since the native version
> runs u7.
> Why is this?  Update 3 is a couple of years old, which is fine I
> guess, but is there a reason that update 12 is not used?

You'll probably have to ask the port maintainer directly:

cd /usr/ports/java/linux-sun-jre16
make maintainer

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