openjdk-7.45.18_1 is forbidden: Triggering a nasty FreeBSD bug.
Adam Vande More
amvandemore at gmail.com
Thu Jan 2 18:38:05 UTC 2014
On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Stephen Cook <sclists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to install OpenJDK and it gives me this error:
> openjdk-7.45.18_1 is forbidden: Triggering a nasty FreeBSD bug.
> I'm fairly new to FreeBSD and I'm not sure where to go from here. Can I
> try an earlier version or something? Googling it lead me to a pastebin page
> with mention of removing "FORBIDDEN" from the makefile if you know what you
> are doing, but unfortunately I don't.
> Or can anyone recommend some other Java port? My main purpose at the
> moment is to screw around with a Minecraft server, although I have some
> other more important (but less amusing) reasons to have Java on my system
> in the near future.
FreeBSD 10.0-RC4 is noted as having fixed the bug, so if you are running
that or something else the fix has been MFC'd to, it might be safe to
remove the FORBIDDEN line.
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