netbsd port ?
kurt at intricatesoftware.com
Tue Jun 2 08:59:55 PDT 2009
Renju Mathew wrote:
> Thanks for your reply. As you described in
> http://ftp.netbsd.org:/pub/NetBSD/misc/spz/openjdk/openjdk7-howto I
> could install mercurial successfully. But I'm confused about the second
> step(- install forest.py). Could you please tell how I can install
> I am using a NetBSD 3.1 i386 machine. Please help.
> Thank and regards
> -----Original Message-----
> From: S.P.Zeidler [mailto:spz at serpens.de]
> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 12:19 PM
> To: Renju Mathew
> Cc: bsd-port-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: netbsd port ?
> Thus wrote Renju Mathew (m.renju at teles.com):
>> I'm a newbie in openJDK.
>> I want to know whether there is any NetBSD 3.0 port of openJDK?
> I built binaries for NetBSD 5.0 that are available via the openjdk-bin
> package in pkgsrc, but not for earlier releases (although I probably
> should build a NetBSD-4 version, since that's still an officially
> supported release train).
> I'd expect openjdk to just build on NetBSD-3, see
> for a recipy. Once you scrub your environment(*) it's fairly
> straightforward, it just takes a while to build.
> The patch I needed for the openjdk version I put onto ftp.NetBSD.org has
> since been integrated, so that one isn't necessary any more; but as lots
> new code has been added, too, there's chance of entirely new fun to be
> (*) variables like eg $BIN get used as conditional, and the script that
> sets them as a "yes" indicator doesn't unset them as a "no" indicator,
> if you already had them set because you use them differently, you get
> surprising results. If I had lots more time I'd want to hunt them all
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