installing the latest jdk7 for mac

pranav bhat pranav.bhat at
Thu Mar 29 11:35:44 PDT 2012

On 3/29/2012 1:59 PM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
> I downloaded the latest installer from 
> and then ran it. When I got to 
> the step which was supposed to let me choose where to install the  
> jdk, I did not see any control for configuring this location or any 
> indication of where the files would be dropped. I continued with the 
> installation, nonetheless. Afterward, I was not able to find the 
> installation with this command:
>   find / -name "*jdk1.7.0_04*"
Hello Rick,

The bundle is called 1.7.0.jdk on the mac platform.
> Any ideas about what I am doing wrong, how I can coax the installer 
> into letting me choose a destination directory,
The ability to select the destination directory is disabled by the 

> and/or where the files were written?

- Pranav
> I am running Mac OSX 10.7.3 on a macbook pro.
> Thanks,
> -Rick

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