Wasn't there a binary package? I'm sure I read that Sun had finally given in and let the project distribute one....
* Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [0903 09:03]: > On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 11:37:48PM -0500, Jorge Mario G. wrote: > > > I built the native java from ports > > and I see it uses the linux_base which I dont want > > because I'm running out of space > > can I remove it??? completely?? and how by the way > > I mean all the linux_base and itss dependencies > > Once you've built and installed a native JDK, you can dispense with > the Linux JDK, and the entire Linux compatability setup, if the only > reason you only installed it was to build the JDK with. > > To build eg. JDK 1.4.x, you need to use JDK 1.4.x to compile it. This > Catch 22 situation is the only reason why you have to install a > pre-compiled JDK, and the licensing situation being what it is, that > means a Linux JDK. However, once the native JDK is installed, you can > use that to install any updates to the JDK that happen to come along. > > Cheers, > > Matthew > > -- > Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks > Savill Way > PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow > Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK -- The Fifth Rule: You have taken yourself too seriously. Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns
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