which java on 8-release

Rob Farmer rfarmer at predatorlabs.net
Fri Feb 5 00:33:33 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Steve Franks <bahamasfranks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Tried to get any permutation of XYZ-jre or XYZ-jdk installed on 8-rc1
> and gave up.  I see still no diablo for 8.  What is the best way
> forward (and how am I so dense that no one else has even asked this
> question, I must be on the wrong track, no?)  I saw a few posts about
> having to install diablo in order to build openjdk, so that's out
> too...what is the 'magic' port that people use?  I just want to run
> all the apps that need java, I don't plan to write any java on my own.

Diablo should work on 8 with the misc/compat7x port - I'm running
diablo-jdk16 on -current without any problems.

Rob Farmer

> Thanks,
> Steve
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