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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RE: Question on Java in FreeBSD
by Carnevill on Thu 6th Apr 2006 03:07 UTC in reply to "Question on Java in FreeBSD"
Carnevill
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2006-01-18

Yeah there were ways of installing Java on FreeBSD, but do to licensing it was a PITA. This will make it a who hell of alot simpler and less buggy. For example Jdk1.5 before this, was buggy and barely ran.

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