On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 12:43:47PM -0400, John Nielsen wrote:
>On Tuesday 22 July 2008 12:20:48 pm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> I read in _Absolute FreeBSD_ that there is now an easy-to-install Java
>> package for 64-bit AMD FreeBSD 7.0, but I have so far not found this
>> package. Does it exist?
>
>Yes. These packages are created. licensed and maintained by the FreeBSD 
>Foundation. See this link:
>
>http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/downloads/java.shtml
>
>JN

OK. I visited the link and  downloaded the JDK and JRE for Freebsd 7, but
pkg_add fails, saying it cannot decode the CONTENTS file. I ran bunzip2 to get
tar files, but pkg_add fails with the tar file too. What's the proper way to
pkg_add these two files to get a working Java system?

Thanks.
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