Problems installing JDK 1.5

Sam Baskinger sbaskinger at
Tue Feb 27 16:36:01 UTC 2007

I'm assuming that you installed linux compatibility and then the 
linux-jdk 1.4? I failed to do that and saw a very similar error a while 
back. :)

Sam Baskinger
Lumeta - Securing the Network in the Face of Change

Juergen Nickelsen wrote:
> Hello,
> on a more or less newly installed machine with 5.5-STABLE (updated
> recently) I tried to install JDK 1.5 via /usr/ports/. After
> retrieving all necessary files, the build failed quite mysteriously,
> even more so as I had succeeded with another machine fine last year.
> In the build protocol the problems seem to begin like this:
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: Can't detect initial thread stack location 
> /usr/ports/java/jdk15/work/control/build/bsd-i586/gensrc/sun/nio/cs/StandardChar\
> <identifier> expected 
> and then a series of other errors in the Java code; as if it is
> compiled using the wrong compiler version. It looks weird to me, as
> I think I fetched the correct files and did everything as carefully
> as last year.
> Is this a known problem? Does anyone know a way around it? Is the
> port currently broken, perhaps?
> Details can be found in <>; and
> I'll gladly provide more details if necessary.
> Regards, Juergen.
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