Subject: Re: JDK on *BSD
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Robert Black <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/07/1996 10:50:32
On Nov 6,  5:52pm, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> Subject: JDK on *BSD
> Does anyone know of a JDK port to any of the *BSD's?
> I know lack of Motif is a problem for a full port, but hope mainly
> to be able to run the java compiler.
> Is there any concensus on a threads implementation that should be used?

Unless Sun have changed their license recently people can't distribute binaries
without passing the test suite. This means that as far as binary distributions
go it is a full port or nothing.


Rob Black