Subject: Re: jdk?
To: Scott Bartram <>
From: Scott Ellis <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/1999 10:32:29
The a.out JDK works fine on -current (ELF).  Of course, I'd love a native
ELF version so I could do away with compat_aout, but alas, no spare time.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Bartram" <>
To: "Dustin Sallings" <>; <>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 7:54 AM
Subject: Re: jdk?

> We are not allowed to distribute the JDK source. You can get the source
> from Sun and get our patches. I don't know if anyone has been able to
> build on an ELF system though. Although I haven't tried it myself,
> you should be able to run the a.out version on an ELF system.
> I started a JDK 1.2 port a couple of months ago but it keeps getting
> pushed down on the priority list. Again, you can get the source from
> Sun and then start with the Linux patches ( and then
> finish the port from there.
> Dustin Sallings wrote:
> >
> >         Is there a place I can get the jdk source from pkgsrc?  It's not
> > very useful on my ELF system.  :)  Ideally, I'd like to find a jdk 1.2
> > that works in NetBSD if anyone's working on one.
> >
> > --
> > dustin sallings                            The world is watching
> > http://2852210114/~dustin/                 and America is watching TV.