Subject: Re: jdk14 native bootstrap
To: Lars Nordlund <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/2005 16:29:20
On Mon 22 Aug 2005 at 23:27:46 +0200, Lars Nordlund wrote:
> I suppose something could be fixed to handle this situation in some way:
> 1. user installs linux-jdk

Problem: this does not work on VAX, Alpha, amd64, BeBox, etc etc etc.
That has put a stop to my once yearly attempt to get Java going on my
machines. It is also why I like Java less and less. As I said before in
private mail, it is not like Sun is claiming "Write once, run anywhere"
but more like "run where it amuses Sun to allow you a binary".

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