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29-Oct-2019 15:34

Back to today’s patch, “Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5 delivers improved reliability, security, and compatibility for Java SE 6, J2SE 5.0 and J2SE 1.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.5.8 and later,” Apple reveals on the Support / Downloads section of its website.

“This release updates Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_15, J2SE 5.0 to version 1.5.0_20, and J2SE 1.4.2 to 1.4.2_22,” the company adds.

The update also provides updated security services and includes the latest Security Updates.

Addresses a situation in which an external Fire Wire storage device would not become available (mount) and this message would appear: "A disk attempting to mount as iunknowni has failed.

This answer on Stack Overflow gives a detailed set of instructions to solve the issue. Since these are all answers on SE, I felt it was okay to link-only without recopying the steps here.

If you have / will install Xcode 3.2.6 or 4.2 (4.2 requires a paid account or a little illegality, and I know it's a massive download), download the java 7 installer, extract the PKG from the DMG file, and open it in Package Maker.

Remove the version requirement string and rebuild the PKG file. Source: I did this on my 2006 Core 2 Duo i Mac running Snow Leopard.

Moreover, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger continues to use buggy Java versions, therefore Apple may release a Tiger Java update soon.

This recent OBuild Factory post indicates there will be no further efforts to build Open JDK 7 on OS X 10.6: https://github.com/hgomez/obuildfactory/issues/3 It looks like rolling your own Open JDK 7 got a lot harder.

If you need Java 7, upgrading to OS X 10.8 is probably the easiest route (upgrade from the Mac App Store costs .99) -- but your desktop will start looking and behaving more like a phone.

On a more detailed note (separate support article), the Mac maker claims that, “This release is only for Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later versions of Mac OS X 10.5” and that it “supports all Intel and Power PC-based Macs.

Java SE 6 is available on 64-bit Intel-based Macs only.” A third Support article sheds more light on the actual vulnerabilities patched in Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5.

Moreover, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger continues to use buggy Java versions, therefore Apple may release a Tiger Java update soon.

This recent OBuild Factory post indicates there will be no further efforts to build Open JDK 7 on OS X 10.6: https://github.com/hgomez/obuildfactory/issues/3 It looks like rolling your own Open JDK 7 got a lot harder.

If you need Java 7, upgrading to OS X 10.8 is probably the easiest route (upgrade from the Mac App Store costs .99) -- but your desktop will start looking and behaving more like a phone.

On a more detailed note (separate support article), the Mac maker claims that, “This release is only for Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later versions of Mac OS X 10.5” and that it “supports all Intel and Power PC-based Macs.

Java SE 6 is available on 64-bit Intel-based Macs only.” A third Support article sheds more light on the actual vulnerabilities patched in Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5.

NB Ensure that the version of the jdk matches the version of your system Java for this to work properly. Go to the apple dev java downloads page and get the latest one you can (the apple dev web site will not let you download packages that are unsuitable for your OS version).