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This is the official port of Sun's &java; Development Kit for FreeBSD. No known significant bugs exist at this time, but there are no guarantees of usability. However, many commercial companies rely on this port, so it should be safe to use.

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We currently have support for 2.2.x, 3.x, 4.x and 5-CURRENT FreeBSD - Systems for &jdk; 1.1.8. Anything prior to FreeBSD 2.2 (such as FreeBSD - is not supported.


The FreeBSD + Foundation has negotiated a license with Sun + Microsystems to distribute FreeBSD binaries for the Java + Runtime Environment (JRE™) and Java Development Kit + (&jdk;).


Newsflash! The FreeBSD Foundation has secured a license from - Sun Microsystems to distribute a native FreeBSD version of both the - Java Development Kit (JDK) and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE™). - Thanks to the great efforts of the FreeBSD Java team, these should - be available for inclusion with a future release of FreeBSD. - See Newsflash page for details.


The current release of the JDK and JRE available via the + FreeBSD Foundation is 1.3.1. These binaries have been + tested and certified to run with FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE, but + may also work on other 4.X releases. These binaries are + not intended for use with FreeBSD 5.X, due to a binary + compatibility issue the FreeBSD Foundation is working with + the FreeBSD release engineering team to resolve.

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For further information about downloading the JDK and JRE + binaries for FreeBSD, please see the FreeBSD + Foundation Java Downloads page.