Eclipse with Sun Java
Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:55:08 -0600
> Kenneth Loafman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> OK, that got me to synaptic which has the 'aptitude show' function built
>> in much like a preview window. What I did after that is check the box
>> for eclipse, found out what it wanted to install (all were -gcj), then
>> cleared that and added the packages manually (non -gcj) that the
>> original eclipse install would have done.
>> All is good. No -gcj on the system at all.
> I think you could have saved yourself some time and trouble by simply
> installing the sun java packages, then running
> sudo update-alternatives --config java
Possibly, if I had known about update-alternatives. Not exactly one of
the advertised procedures. Other than the email time, it only took
about 5 minutes to get Eclipse installed.
Thanks for the pointer.
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