netbsd port ?

Kurt Miller kurt at
Tue Jun 2 08:59:55 PDT 2009


Renju Mathew wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for your reply. As you described in
> I
> could install mercurial successfully. But I'm confused about the second
> step(- install Could you please tell how I can install
> ""?
> I am using a NetBSD 3.1 i386 machine. Please help.
> Thank and regards
> Renju
> -----Original Message-----
> From: S.P.Zeidler [mailto:spz at] 
> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 12:19 PM
> To: Renju Mathew
> Cc: bsd-port-dev at
> Subject: Re: netbsd port ?
> Hi,
> Thus wrote Renju Mathew (m.renju at
>> 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 has
> since been integrated, so that one isn't necessary any more; but as lots
> of
> new code has been added, too, there's chance of entirely new fun to be
> had.
> :-P
> regards,
> 	spz
> (*) 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,
> so
> 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
> down.

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