Java and freebsd

Simon Dick simond at
Wed Jun 26 09:13:45 BST 2002

On Tue, 2002-06-25 at 19:56, Alan Knell wrote:
> I need to get a basic java system installed on my freebsd 4.5 box, to 
> run  a genetics program which requires java.
> The current release of java2 from Sun is for Windows, Linux and Solaris.
> Will the Linux version be happy under Linux emulation on freebsd?  [That 
> sounds to be a kludge!]
> Is there a port to freebsd - and if so, where can I get it?
> Or should I be looking at a different distribution?

Try in ports: java/jdk13 which is freebsd native and works fine for me
(the linux version in ports works fine too)

Simon Dick					simond at

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