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Old 10-03-2004, 07:44 PM   #1
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Java problems


I have a 300 megahertz PPC iBook running Yellow Dog
Linux 3.x. I
installed Linux on it so that I could learn Linux
better for the
Computer Science class I am taking. I would like to
compile Java
programs on it, but I can't find a distribution of Java that works on a PPC.
How can I do this?
What programs do I need? Where can I find them?

Thanks so much for your help!
 
Old 10-03-2004, 08:13 PM   #2
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Hi,

and welcome to LQ!

I'm not a mac (thus not a yellowdog) user myself,
but there's this most amazing search-engine ....

http://www.google.co.nz/linux?hl=en&...a=lr%3Dlang_en



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 10-03-2004, 09:07 PM   #3
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Well forget about using Java's SDK (I hope you don't need the 1.5 API) but there are other java compilers you could try out.

With Gentoo I use Blackdown, which is open source so you can compile it on any architecture you like. (Though I am not sure if it is just a JRE, or a full SDK)
 
Old 10-03-2004, 09:08 PM   #4
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Take that back, it is a software developers' kit (SDK)
 
  


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