Dan Thurman wrote:
Can anyone give me some pointers on how to get a serious
Java development environment setup going? I want to have
full flexibility to download and install Eclipse tools and
applications without being unencumbered with Fedora's port
version preventing such operations, for example if I need
to get RCP, WSP, Swing, AWT, and the zillions of other things
that are rapidly being released by the Eclipse community.
It takes a little work, but it can be done. For a 100% "real" Java
environment, you'll first want to remove all the gcj-compiled packages
from your system. The vast majority of these can be identified with:
rpm -qa | egrep 'jpp|eclipse'
Removing these packages should identify any other gcj packages.
(Note that you probably don't want to remove the gcj/gij runtime,
Now ensure that you won't actually pull any of these packages from the
Fedora yum repositories by adding the following line to all of the
fedora* files in /etc/yum.repos.d:
Now you can set up the JPackage yum repositories as described on the
JPackage site. I recommend adding the following line to all three
repositories in jpackage.repo:
Ian Pilcher i.pilcher(a)comcast.net