Re: Java 1.4.2 on Free BSD 5.2.1

From: John Smith (
Date: 01/07/05

Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:16:51 -0500

assuming you've unpacked your ports.tar.gz properly:

cd /usr/ports/x11/gnome2
make install

On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 06:38:15 -0800, smshinde wrote:

> Dear Sir/Madam,
> I want to install Java 1.4.2 on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine.
> I started by giving make command in /usr/ports/java/jdk14 directory.
> Each time it asks for a new file having .tar or .gz extension.
> Noting these files, I have downloaded about 7 to 8 big files from the
> internet.
> Each time 'making' it, it asks for a new file.
> Can we get the list of all files for installing a particular port at
> one location?
> Do I have to download all such files from the internet for installing
> each port?
> I want to install Gnome also. How many files do I need to download?
> I have downloaded ports.tar.gz which is about 25 MB and carries most of
> the patches? How to extract it and in which folder?
> Please help me in learning FreeBSD.
> -Sameer Shinde, Chiplun