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Also, the new JDK (1.4.0.02) does not seem to setup the java environment
normally available via java-config. I had to create it manually under
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Ruskin" <aoyu93@...>
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2002 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Why sun-j2sdk && sun-jdk
> On Wednesday 11 Sep 2002 16:50, Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> > > Why do we have ebuilds for dev-java/sun-j2sdk and dev-java/sun-jdk?
> > > These both currently point to the same Sun Java VM and SDK, 1.4.0.
> > > Has this created any dependency issues in the portage tree?
> > The former builds the Sun JDK from sources (or attempts to, it's not
> > finished). The latter is an ebuild for the binary that Sun
> > distribute.
> > According to Sun, the sources they provide are not the same as the
> > ones they package in their binary. They are not up-front specific
> > about the differences, but I'd assume they also some third-party
> > licensed stuff.
> > The original goal of the j2sdk was to have a proper VM plugin for
> > mozilla when compiled with gcc-3.2.
> > Kind regards,
> > Karl T
> I unmasked the sdk but none of the SRC_URI seem to be available from
> Gentoo Linux (portage-2.0.36). KDE: 3.0.3 Qt: 3.0.5
> AMD Athlon(tm) XP 1600+ 512MB. Kernel: 2.4.19-win4lin. GCC 3.2
> Linux user #275590 (http://counter.li.org/). up 1 day, 9 h, 25 min
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