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Re: OpenJDK binaries

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 16:34:34 -0500 (Christos Zoulas) wrote:

> | So -- what is the best way to run a Java app now?  What packages
> work | the best?  (I don't *think* I need the latest and great; I
> just need | something that has Java Swing, on both i386 and amd64.)
> On amd64 there is no choice. Only native binaries really work. We are
> doing something wrong with fs/gs emulation, so the 64 bit binary dies
> very early. The 32 bit linux binary core-dumps randomly too, and it
> is not good enough to build java itself. On i386, the link 1.6 jdk
> works pretty well, as well as the native one. I personally think that
> the native binaries work better.
Right -- but which are they?  Over the years, I've used sun-jdk* and
scsl*, but everything seemed to fail at some point...  Is there
anything in pkgsrc that works now?

                --Steve Bellovin,

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