can I do away with most things-java?
kline at thought.org
Thu Feb 25 01:37:24 UTC 2010
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:56:18PM +0100, Torgeir Hoffmann wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> On 23 February 2010 23:28, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > Some years ago I thought that future java tools would have
> > BSD ports that did not demand that we fetch them ourselves?
> > Now, among the few things left to rebuild/update is
> > diablo-jdk16. The makefile sez to fetch
> > tzupdater-1_3_25-2009u.zip.
> > Can somebody please give me the exact URL that points to this
> > file?
> > More to the point, will a java port like openjdk free me from
> > any Sun ports? Right now, a test pkg_delete of d-jdk16 gave
> > me:
> > t at tao:/var/db/pkg# pkg_delete diablo-jdk-1.6.0.07.02_7/
> > pkg_delete: package 'diablo-jdk-1.6.0.07.02_7' is required by these other
> > packages
> > and may not be deinstalled:
> > apache-ant-1.7.1
> > freemind-0.8.1_1,1
> > swt-3.5.1
> > Anybody?
> I simply use the package for 7 with compatibility. I have no idea what is
> going on with FreeBSD Foundation and why no new
> packages for 8-RELEASE have been built. OpenJDK will partially free you. I
> tried it too, but I recall correctly you cannot build
> it without bootstrapping it with the Diablo the first time (subsequently, it
> can be built with the old version of OpenJDK on each update - please correct
> me if this is wrong).
> However, I never succeeded in making any browser plugin for openjdk work.
> If you have a problem with 'tzupdater', download the latest one from Sun's
> site and alter the checksums in
> /usr/ports/java/diablo-jdk16/distinfo with the correct checksums and size.
> Hope this helps,
It does help to the extent that I successfully built
openjdk7. What I need to know, if you or anyone else know
is, can I now pkg_delete diablo-jdk16 --- and still have tools
like swt and freemind work?
Still cannot find the Latest tzupdater; it's like 90 links to
find the bloody thing. Aaarrrgh.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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