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Date:      Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:23:36 -0500
From:      Paul Pathiakis <>
To:        Ed Maste <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Oracle JDK
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Sorry about being so late responding to this (again)....

This seems to be a problem....

OpenNMS tends to port only to Linux (which is why I want to do FreeBSD port)

Here's the problem...  They only use the 64-bit Oracle JDK7/8.

We don't have an apples-apples comparison.

We only have 32-bit Oracle JDK on Linux (Any idea when that 64-bit 
linuxlator is coming? :-) )

So, they don't use OpenJDK at OpenNMS as they have a 'problem' with 
certain things working correctly. *shrug*

So, here we have a problem of we don't have a way of finding out if it's 
the platform, the app, or the JDK.

How do we proceed?


We only have the
On 10/29/2014 11:29, Ed Maste wrote:
> On 29 October 2014 10:54, Paul Pathiakis via freebsd-questions
> <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Someone pointed out that the Oracle JDK will, again, be available.
> We have support from Oracle getting access to the test suite, to
> ensure that OpenJDK works properly in FreeBSD. I am not aware of
> Oracle having any plans to release an Oracle JDK for FreeBSD.
> If the bug exists in OpenJDK on other platforms as well then it will
> need to be fixed upstream and we'll bring the fix in. If it's
> FreeBSD-specific then I'd suggest submitting a PR with the details and
> reproduction case if possible.

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