> Hi all,
> I was wondering if anyone would know of a brute force way of installing the
> (newest possible) sun JDK on FreeBSD 5.0 (or any other versions for further
> Help a freeBSD user in need :teeth:
The latest version in ports is 126.96.36.199p4 if you need more receent than
that then no idea. If thats ok then
Follow the instructions
Also see http://www.freebsd.org/java/
5.x has just been announce as no longer supported by ports though,
although support wont be removed, just not updated and checked as
changes are made.
You will need a current jdk to compile it though and need to get the
source files manually. To get a jdk to compile it I'd recommend
installing the package from
Although you could install one of the linux-sun-jdk* ports if you
prefer. you can pkg_delete the old jdk once you have the new one installed.
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