No GCJ, only Sun Java5: how??

Martin Marcher martin.marcher at openforce.com
Wed Jan 10 15:59:45 UTC 2007


Hi,

--On 10. Jänner 2007 10:31:54 -0400 Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> 
wrote:

> Martin Marcher wrote:
>
>> Personally I only tried installing java tomcat eclipse and alike
>> stuff only once or twice with apt-get so this may be very subjective.
>>
>> Save yourself the hassle and just download sun's java from the
>> original download site as well as tomcat.
>
> That absolutely doesn't save any hassle - because then you don't have the
> apt dependencies for Java.  Downloading Ubuntu's Sun Java packages is much
> simpler.

IMHO there aren't any dependencies that you need that apt will get, the 
only thing that happens is that

 * eclipse can't self update
 * you're bound to the versions available in the repository (not really but 
using others will bring you right to what I described)

martin







More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list