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j2sdk not included -gentoo dvd version

 
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niceguy



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2005 12:43 pm    Post subject: j2sdk not included -gentoo dvd version Reply with quote

Hi all
this is my first post after joining, looks like a great place to be Smile . I am at the "emerge" stage of gentoo using the dvd from LXF68 and all has gone well till I received this message
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js2dk-1-4-2-doc-zip not found in /usr/portage/distfiles
And I am being asked to download it manually and I cannot find it on the dvd. So am stuck. Anyone with this problem?help. Question
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2005 1:07 pm    Post subject: RE: j2sdk not included -gentoo dvd version Reply with quote

Sun's licencing makes distributing the SDK difficult. Gentoo have the same problem with including it ino their mirror, hence the message. You can either download it manually and copy it to /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/dsitfiles, or put -java in the USE flags in /etc/make.conf to install without Java.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2005 1:18 pm    Post subject: RE: j2sdk not included -gentoo dvd version Reply with quote

Thanks for such a speedy reply!Checking it out now Laughing
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