Subject: Re: java native on NetBSD?
To: Stephan Thesing <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/28/2002 23:40:11
Stephan Thesing <> writes:
>the FreeBSD people have a more or less working JDK 1.3.1 port, 
>which can be build from the JDK 1.3.1 sources and a patchset.
>NetBSD is also supposed to be supported by their patchset, 
>but at least on -current (and 1.5.* I suppose) this does not work.

>I have made some patches and sent them to Simon Gerraty 
>(after he posted on a NetBSD mailing list)

I'm happy to report that indeed these patches get 1.3.1 working
on 1.6/i386.  I'm still testing - after removing some changes that
look like they should no longer be necessary.  

None of this helps sparc etc, but getting a good i386 port
is a good starting point.