Eclipse & Java 1.5
a.huth at tmr.net
Tue Nov 3 14:17:39 UTC 2009
* Chuck Robey schrieb:
> Alex Huth wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I want to change my laptop system from Debian to FreeBSD. After installing 8.0
> > RC2 in a virtual machine i have tried to install eclipse and changed the Java
> > version in the makefile to 1.5, but it still want to install the 1.6 jdk.
> > I need the 1.5 version for several reasons, for example VPN account.
> This surprises me a bit, as I'd understood that the differences between 1.5 and
> 1.6 were strictly limited to bugfixes, and changed the interface not at all.
> Reason that this might make some difference to you is that, at least for me
> (using FreeBSD-current) the jdk16 port and eclipse, from ports, are absolutely
> rock stable.
> Do you really have some reports saying that jdk16 doesn't work in your situation?
Yes, for example access over Juniper Netscreen VPN requires flash and java
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