Subject: pkg/11490: package jdk conflicts
To: None <>
From: None <hf@Tangro.DE>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/14/2000 05:37:14
>Number:         11490
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       package jdks conflict for no good reason
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Nov 14 05:37:00 PST 2000
>Originator:     Hauke Fath <>
>Release:        1.5
Tangro GmbH -- does not speak for me and vice versa.
	NetBSD scree 1.5F NetBSD 1.5F (SCREE.MP) #3: Thu Sep 28
	16:46:27 CEST 2000

	The blackdown jdk 1.2 (linux binary) according to the Makefile
	conflicts with the netbsd native jdk 1.1.8, probably because
	they both want to live beyond /usr/pkg/java. Given the
	"special" properties of Java, though, it is standard practise
	for developers to set up several jdks in varying versions on a

	Try to install blackdown jdk side-by-side with jdk-1.1.8 and
	find the pkg does not let you.

	Slap identifier/version number to each jdk's root dir
	(jdk1.1.8, linux-jdk1.2.2, etc.), create a symlink from there
	to /usr/pkg/java