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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 13:25:20 -0500
From:      Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
To:        Daniel Tourde <daniel.tourde@spray.se>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is it possible to build sun-jdk-1.5 from the source?
Message-ID:  <20070219182520.GA41258@xor.obsecurity.org>
In-Reply-To: <200702191920.46356.daniel.tourde@spray.se>
References:  <200702191920.46356.daniel.tourde@spray.se>

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On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 07:20:45PM +0100, Daniel Tourde wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Is it possible to build sun-jdk-1.5 from the source code?
> If yes, how to do that?

Yes, use the port.

> To be honest, I would like to avoid to install a binary that requires Linux 
> support packages. It's not that I do not like Linux (I have 3 Gentoo Linux at 
> my disposal), it's simply that my machine is a FreeBSD machine and I would 
> like to keep it as simple as possible.

Unfortunately java is written in java so you will have to install a
binary compiler (either linux or freebsd) first to bootstrap.

kris



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