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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 14:12:16 -0500
From:      Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
To:        Daniel Tourde <daniel.tourde@spray.se>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
Subject:   Re: Is it possible to build sun-jdk-1.5 from the source?
Message-ID:  <20070219191216.GA41924@xor.obsecurity.org>
In-Reply-To: <200702192009.42715.daniel.tourde@spray.se>
References:  <200702191920.46356.daniel.tourde@spray.se> <20070219182520.GA41258@xor.obsecurity.org> <200702192009.42715.daniel.tourde@spray.se>

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On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:09:41PM +0100, Daniel Tourde wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> 
> > 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.
> 
> OK. Where could I find the FreeBSD binary?
> Are you referring to: http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/downloads/java.shtml ?

Or the equivalent diablo port.

> Then, would the binary be replaced by the one compiled or would they be in 
> parallel on my system?

They'd both be there.

> 
> 		Daniel
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