Subject: Re: Netscape 2.0beta1 - Port of HotJava to FreeBSD and NetBSD More
To: Pete Delaney <>
From: Amancio Hasty Jr. <>
List: netbsd-ports
Date: 10/11/1995 19:00:00
Oh, I don't know use Netscape and do a net search on Java and Linux
I am sure that you will find something.

Not sure if the linux stuff would be that useful and the last
time I looked around Java was still a mess. 

if we have started doing something similar to java but with guild we
would have been done. The argument back then against guild was about the 
huge number of Java applets, the GNU license and the lack of "features".

	Go figure,

>>> Pete Delaney said:
 >    > >>> Jake Hamby said:
 >    > 
 >    >  > 
 >    >  > I heard there was some fairly good progress being made on a Linux po
 >    >  > Is this true?  Because if the Linux people have a working version, t
     hen a
 >    >  > FreeBSD/NetBSD version would be almost trivial from there.
 >    >  > 
 >    > 
 >    > Thats right people are still porting Java 8)
 > Is it possible to get a snapshot of that effort to get more familiar
 > with the problems. I tried starting from the Sun release but the mailfile
 > problems looked like a lot of work. I would hope that by now the Sun makefil
 > dependancies have been removed and the problems are more related to stuff li
 > the the thread libraries.
 > -pete