Subject: Re: Java environments
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Rasputin <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2002 17:25:34
* Jason R Thorpe <> [1210 19:10]:
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 12:44:31PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
>  > Okay, I'm a bit clueless.  Let's say someone has "a java program" about which
>  > I know only that "it runs on Mac and Windows systems".
>  > 
>  > What are the chances I can run it on NetBSD-x86?  What package do I want?
>  > There's a lot of Java packages; I have no idea how to tell them apart.
> Right now, I think Wonka is your best bet.  It seems to be a pretty
> high quality Java implementation.
> In theory, your random Java app *should* work if it uses AWT and not Swing.

Is Wonka 1.1 or 1.2+?

If you need Java2, Swing worked on i386 under the
linux jdk13 package, last time I looked. Not portable across Ports, but
might be worth a look on PCs...

[ Admittedly I don't use Swing much, but it ran the Java2d demos OK on my
PII box. ]

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