Subject: Re: jdk14 native bootstrap
To: Rhialto <>
From: Chris Wareham <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/2005 15:57:53
Rhialto wrote:
> 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".
> -Olaf.

Can you take your unconstructive comments elsewhere, leaving those of us
who would like to run a native JDK irrespective of the right or wrongs
of Sun's licensing policy to follow this thread in peace?