Subject: Re: Java exec recognition
To: None <,>
From: alanp <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/1997 09:10:07
> >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 :)

Could we co-ordinate the Java work in NetBSD?  I am working on getting
JDK 1.1.4 working under NetBSD/sparc and I would like to make sure my work
isn't conflicting with anyone else's.