• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Ron McLeod
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Henry Wong
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Jj Roberts
  • Tim Holloway
  • Piet Souris
Bartenders:
  • Himai Minh
  • Carey Brown
  • salvin francis

JDK 1.6 on OS X Leopard?

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 511
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Does this update mean that JDK 1.6 is now available for OS X Leopard?
 
Marshal
Posts: 67478
173
Mac Mac OS X IntelliJ IDE jQuery Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Yes, for 64-bit machines.
 
Unnsse Khan
Ranch Hand
Posts: 511
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Then how come when I did ran the Software Update on my OS X Leopard based iMac, that it detected this update and is installing it (as I write this post)?

Are the 64 bit machines the MacPro towers?
 
Bear Bibeault
Marshal
Posts: 67478
173
Mac Mac OS X IntelliJ IDE jQuery Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
What chipset is in your iMac?
 
Unnsse Khan
Ranch Hand
Posts: 511
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I think the answer to your question is the Intel Core 2 Duo...

Is this what you were asking me?
 
Rancher
Posts: 43016
76
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Intel Core 2 Duo


... which is a 64-bit CPU.
[ April 29, 2008: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]
 
Unnsse Khan
Ranch Hand
Posts: 511
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ulf,
So, you are telling me that I can run JDK 1.6 on my iMac?

Cheers, dude!
[ April 30, 2008: Message edited by: Unnsse Khan ]
 
Ulf Dittmer
Rancher
Posts: 43016
76
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

you are telling me that I can run JDK 1.6 on my iMac?


Who am I to tell you what you can or can not do :-)

Disappointingly, but as I had suspected would be the case, not only is a 64-bit Intel CPU required, but also OS X 10.5.
 
Unnsse Khan
Ranch Hand
Posts: 511
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ulf,

I bought one the original redesigned Aluminum based iMacs (which is pre-installed with OS X Leopard - version number 10.5).

So, I guess I am in good shape!

My company's standard is still JDK 1.5 so I guess I won't be switching my CurrentJDK (which is synonymous with Windows or Linux's JAVA_HOME) system environmental variable anytime soon!

Cheers, dude!

-Unnsse
[ April 30, 2008: Message edited by: Unnsse Khan ]
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 457
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Note: it only installs it, it doesn't change any JVM settings. You'll need to do that separately.
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 12
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ok Java Newbie here with a quick question about using the JDK on the mac. How do I get to it to type and compile my programs. In windows I used dos for this to edit and run my programs what can I use on the Mac with Leopard?
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 18
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
If I'm understanding your post correctly, you're looking for the Terminal application on OS X.
Applications => Utilities => Terminal

This will drop you into your home directory with a Bash shell.
 
There are 29 Knuts in one Sickle, and 17 Sickles make up a Galleon. 42 tiny ads in a knut:
Building a Better World in your Backyard by Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop
https://coderanch.com/wiki/718759/books/Building-World-Backyard-Paul-Wheaton
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic