Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Guide for UNIX

How the Installer Checks Component Dependencies

Many product components depend on the presence of other components to provide their core functions. The installer does extensive cross checking of product components to verify that the components you select during installation will function properly together. For this reason, the installer might prompt you to include certain product components as you make your selections.

In general, the installer uses the following rules for handling dependencies among the Java ES product components: