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Re: OpenJDK binaries

In article <>,
Alan Barrett  <> wrote:
>On Sat, 28 Feb 2009, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> | I never understood why you need Java to build Java
>> Because the compiler is written in java and the runtime needs to have a
>> the compiled java code to run.
>I have a prejudice against third party binaries.  Is there a way of
>building a very old version of java using only a C or C++ compiler,
>and then use the very old version of java to build a not-quite-so-old
>version of java, etc.?

How do you install NetBSD then, from source? :-)


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