streamline build scripts
diff --git a/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource b/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
index e3753e7..0008a9b 100644
--- a/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
+++ b/releng.control/commonComputedVariables.shsource
@@ -41,6 +41,10 @@
 export RELENGJSF=webtools.maps/releng.jsf
 export RELENGDALI=webtools.maps/releng.dali
 
+# for now, always use Java 5 as native "home", but
+# scripts and paths may still use java 1.4
+export JAVA_HOME=${JAVA_5_HOME}
+
 export PATH=${ANT_HOME}/bin:${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${PATH}
 
 # project name is resolved dynamically, as CC runs
@@ -49,10 +53,6 @@
 # need for some PPC or Linux issues
 export JAVA_HIGH_ZIPFDS=500
 
-# for now, always use Java 5 as native "home", but
-# scripts and paths may still use java 1.4
-export JAVA_HOME=${JAVA_5_HOME}
-
 # for  builds on local machines, SKIPUSERS should be 'true' to avoid
 # notifying users about those builds on your local machine
 # but if not defined thus far, set to false for production build machine.