Error Configuring db46 – MacPorts

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After running into problems installing flood with Macports, specifically:

Error: db46 requires the Java for Mac OS X development headers.
Error: Download the Java Developer Package from:
<https://connect.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MemberSite.woa/wa/getSoftware?bundleID=20719>
Error: Target org.macports.configure returned: missing Java headers

I had already installed this!

The solution was to create a symbolic link to the installed files, so Macports could find them:

sudo ln -s /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.6.sdk/System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/CurrentJDK/Headers /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/CurrentJDK/Headers
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