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Re: Sun J2SDK 1.4 installation in debian way

On Sunday 20 April 2003 14:03, Nicos Panayides wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-04-20 at 04:34, Ted Bukov wrote:
> >  Since my tries to find a stable debian j2sdk1.4 .debs were unsuccessful,
> > I decide to install Sun Java SDK 1.4 .bin (.tgz) file. But I want to
> > preserve all Debian dependencies, so how to install it in a debian
> > manner, without breaking other packages dependencies.
> - Copy the script to /usr/local/ and run it
> - Symlink /usr/local/j2sdk1.4.x to /usr/local/java so you can easily switch
> between JDK versions.
> - For the mozilla plugin make a symlink:
> from /usr/local/java/jre/lib/jre/plugin/i386/mozilla/javaplugin_oji.so
> to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
> - Create a dummy package which provides java-compiler, java2-compiler,
> java-virtual-machine, java1-runtime, java2-runtime and all dependencies
> should be satisfied.

That's an interesting one... How would one do that?
Wouldn't it be easier to have an installer package then? Like there is
for Sun's JDK 1.1?

kind regards, 


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