ras oscar wrote:I assume javac is the compiler? no?
Not necessarily on Windows®.
Pete Letkeman wrote:. . . If something like NetBeans needs Java it will most likely find it already installed on your system . . .
It complained when I tried to compile something to run on JDK1.4.2 a few months ago, but it still ran.
if you have Java 8 installed on your system then you can run . . .most likely even older versions of Java. . . .
I would only concern myself with Java 8 and possibly Java 9 (Java 9 came out Sep 2017).
Campbell Ritchie wrote:You have to add the location to the PATH first to use which, don't you? Is it the same with its Windows® counterpart where?