[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Java JDK port and Eclipse

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Tue Mar 8 06:51:08 PST 2011



> Recently there have been a few requests for PBI modules with Java
> dependencies, specifically the dependency java/jdk16. This port doesn't
> build on my machine and a check at FreshPorts shows the port as being
> marked as "Forbidden / Broken / Ignore / Restricted".
> 
> Now I noticed we already have a PBI for Eclipse on the build server and
> Eclipse uses JDK. Does this mean there's a way around the broken port,
> or was the Eclipse module build before JDK was marked a broken?


Jesse,

The port is marked as Restricted due to licensing restrictions. Even the Foundation won't be making an 8.x distributable version as OpenJDK does not have any restrictions. Will the port build with openjdk instead?

Cheers,

Dru
 		 	   		  
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