build failure on solaris-i586: no /usr/jdk/instances/jdk1.6.0/bin/javac

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at Sun.COM
Tue Aug 25 05:11:57 UTC 2009

I wrote:
> IMO - OpenSolaris packaging, although I couldn't locate a bug report for
> it.  The initial install is minimal, presumably so that it will fit on a
> bootable CD.
> For more information, take a look here:
> "Java Development"
>> The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is already bundled with OpenSolaris OS. But for Java development, you need to download and install the Java Development Kit either form or from the official IPS repository. To enable Java development support, execute the following command:

Email in haste... regret at leisure.  That reference applied to
OpenSolaris 2008.11, and it is basically still correct.

Here are more recent and better references:

  Setting Up Your Development Environment on OpenSolaris

  Installing Java, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl



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