Problems installing JDK 1.5

Juergen Nickelsen ni at
Tue Feb 27 18:40:13 UTC 2007

On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 11:22:44AM -0500, Sam Baskinger wrote:

> 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. :)

That may well be the case. I assumed the port installed it as a
dependency, but I didn't really look close. Thanks for the hint!
I'll report back later.

Regards, Juergen.

> 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:

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