Subject: Re: sun-jre14 issues
To: Louis Guillaume <email@example.com>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/30/2004 18:45:15
On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 11:35:41 -0500
"Louis Guillaume" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure whether something is wrong with this package or with my
> system config.
> Here's what happens...
> $ java -version
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: Can't detect initial thread stack
> Error occurred during initialization of VM
> Could not reserve enough space for object heap
> The kernel has "COMPAT_LINUX"
> It's a i386 machine running NetBSD-current (1.6ZK)
> Setting JAVA_HOME doesn't help
> mk.conf has "PKG_JVM=sun-jdk14"
> These are the binaries from Sun...
Please read sun-jre14's installation message. You can do that by simply
issuing 'pkg_info sun-jre14' (or in case your pkg_install tools are old,
by adding the -D flag). Specially, look at the datasize comments.
> So I have some questions...
> Should I be reverting to 1.3.1 at this point or does anyone have this
> working in a stable fashion?
1.4 works fine here.
> Do we pay a performance penalty for running java in Linux compatiblility
Short answer, no.
> Are we at Sun's mercy when it comes to having a native JRE or are there
> alternatives that work?
You can try kaffe and sablevm, both in pkgsrc/lang, though their class
libraries are not complete (specially WRT graphical classes).
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/