Subject: Re: Java exec recognition
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Nathan J Williams <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/31/1997 17:36:49
>A Java recognition module for the exec() family.

>While plowing through the (sad to say it, but disorganized) Linux kernel, I
>did notice that it has a stub routine capable of recognizing Java classes
>and running a Java interpreter when a class is encountered.  This seems like
>an utterly trivial thing to add;, with only two sysctl configurable options
>needed (pathname of Java interpreter and of Applet viewer).  Opinions? 

	We've got a LKM hook for an execution interpreter (see lkm(4)
for info and pointers). This sounds like a great place for this
functionality to be developed, since it's not clear how popular
this would be. Of course, you want to work on this :)

	- Nathan