Subject: Re: erlang package, Solaris
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/04/2003 12:11:12
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> This patch isn't ready for committing yet.  The detection for the
> correct JAVA_HOME for the JDK/JRE is insufficient in the "native"
> case, as your "native" is actually very biased toward Solaris.  IIRC,
> Linux and Darwin both have native JDK/JREs that should also be
> handled.

Excellent, I was hoping someone would (finally) say something like this.

So, how about stuffing /usr/java into a variable to be set along with
other OS-specific variables? Would that be sufficient for Linux/Darwin, or
is there more to it?

Gillette - the best a man can forget