walt wa1ter at
Thu May 26 14:35:09 PDT 2005

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
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On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 10:45:34AM -0700, walt wrote:

I notice that pkgsrc lacks a jdk or even jre port (other than linux).

The JDK port is left out of the main tree because of Sun's license.
You can get it from
Heh.  I've taken several hours to reply because I'm still downloading
(it seems) the entire SUSE linux distro, just so I can use the sun-jdk
linux-javac compiler to compile the jdk sources for NetBSD.
So far I have no reason to doubt that this will all work eventually, but
I must say that IT"S A PAIN IN MY BACKSIDE!  ;o)
I'll post an update in a while (hours? days? eons?).

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