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> recently downloaded and installed Gentoo on my Sparc Sun machine.
> Unfortunately i did not find any package containing java for this
> architecture. is it possible to install any other java (source) package
> instead? is java support planned by gentoo foundation for these types of
The foundation has very little to do with development.
> please let me know, java support is very important for me.
Last I heard, the last version of java that worked on sparc was blackdown 1.4.2
(or something like that), but it had a security bug. If java on sparc is really
important to you, then you probably need to run Solaris. Alternatively, you can
convince the blackdown guys (or one of the other JRE/JDK providers) to do
another sparc release.
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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