Subject: Re: Java for NetBSD
To: None <>
From: Michael Smith <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/28/2007 19:52:35
On Mon, 28 May 2007 03:56:42 -0500
Przemys=C5=82aw Pawe=C5=82czyk <> wrote:

> Second, I wonder why GNU/Linux __can__ and __may__ have binary packages
> to download and install in an easy way but __not__ NetBSD?

Java is a mess in Ubuntu as well. I always have to manually install it to g=
et around problems with the dpkg approach. This is because of the policies =
of the copyright holder Sun which limit the ways in which java can be distr=
Michael Smith
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