Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Apr 2006 23:26 UTC
FreeBSD "The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the official Java Runtime Environment and Java Development Kit for FreeBSD. The Foundation negotiated a license with Sun Microsystems to distribute these FreeBSD binaries. The binaries are based on JDK 1.5 and work with the official FreeBSD 5.4 and FreeBSD 6.0 releases on the i386 platform."
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Breath of Fresh Air
by dark child on Thu 6th Apr 2006 01:28 UTC
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Thank God for that. It was really getting annoying having to compile java from source. The other annoyance was having to register with Sun before you could download all the sources. This is very good news indeed and its a welcome time saver. ;)

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