No GCJ, only Sun Java5: how??

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


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

> 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)


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