Re: Severe problems with JDK 1.2.2 and potato
I was not able to run "javac" command on my potato-i386 box and I gave following
May be this will help you...
seinfeld:/etc/alternatives# update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac
seinfeld:/etc/alternatives# type javac
javac is /usr/bin/javac
seinfeld:/etc/alternatives# ls -l /usr/bin/javac
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 May 30 16:23 /usr/bin/javac ->
seinfeld:/etc/alternatives# ls -l javac
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 May 30 16:23 javac
"Dr. Simon Read" wrote:
> I'm having very serious problems with Sun's JDK 1.2.2 (and Blackdown's
> too) with potato on both my i386 and SPARC boxes.
> I've followed the installation instructions supplied with each, but I
> still get NoClassDefFoundError exceptions even for simple HelloWorld
> I believe the problem is with /etc/alternatives system. I have the
> dummy java compiler and virtual machine installed.
> Can someone help? I want either to set up a configuration file for
> JDK1.2.2 or to rip out (purge, expunge, completely remove) the
> alternatives for java. I'd be happy to RTFM is someone can point me
> to one.
> I think the Java package maintainers should give serious thought to
> their policy, especially with respect to Java 2. Java and CORBA are
> likely to be the basis of a new class of distributed systems that will
> change the way enterprises build systems. If Debian does not keep
> pace with Sun's releases, however repugnant Sun's SCSL may be, it will
> exclude an important class of user groups. Having been an ardent
> Debian supporter from it's inception, I am on the edge of becoming
> sufficiently frustrated with Debian to consider a much less
> 'politically correct' distribution because of issues such as this.
> Simon Read
> Dept. of Comp. Sci. and Info. Sys.
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