[73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

  • From: Michael Müller < >
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  • Subject: [73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation
  • Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2012 20:02:14 +0100

JDK installer copies java.exe into window\system32. Thus, java.exe can be found without adding any path.
The JDK might be found by simply searching the standard path %programs%\Java\xxx. Is this what NB installer looks for?

Herzliche Grüße - Best Regards,
Michael Müller

Am 03.11.2012 17:55, schrieb Jiří Kovalský:
Jirko, can you please shed some light on this?

Thanks a lot,
-Jirka

On 2.11.2012 19:50, Crazy Java wrote:

Hi,


in the recent build of NetBeans I had uninstalled JDK and NetBeans
installer realized that and printed "No compatible JDK was found"
message on the first screen of the installer. After I installed the JDK
the installer correctly recognized installed JDK even if java was not
set on classpath.

I was wondering how the recognition works. I am using Win OS. Does the
installer do some filesystem checks, some lookup in windows register or
how does it work?


Cheers,
Martin Skurla




[73cat] JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

Crazy Java 11/02/2012

[73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

Jiří Kovalský 11/03/2012

[73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

Michael Müller 11/03/2012

[73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

Scott Palmer 11/03/2012

[73cat] Re: JDK recognition during NetBeans installation

Siddharth Kumar Singh 11/04/2012

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