Subject: Re: any hope to get Solaris jdk 1.2 running on i386?
To: Scott Bartram <>
From: Thorsten Frueauf <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/26/1998 21:20:13

I know of the native jdk 1.1.6. Unfortunatly I need the 1.2 API cause
I use the* crypto stuff a lot, and for our project
proper key managment is mandatory :/

> > Hm.  I suppose we probably should look into implementing some more (newer)
> > Solaris syscalls.  resolvepath() looks almost trivial from what I see in the
> > Solaris manpage.

I would highly appreciate that :)

> > Not if you use "green_threads", but that probably means implementing a few
> > more syscalls than just this.  To explain what "green_threads" is:

Well, I downloaded the so called "reference" version of jdk 1.2 RC2,
which defaults to green threads.

> > : It's unlikely that the Solaris JDK will work for quite some time if ever
> > : since they use native threads and we don't support that (yet). 

AFAIK thats only true for the production version (which I did not try).

> > I believe the JDK still ships "green_threads" as one of the thread methods,
> > which is not Solaris native threads; it's setjmp/longjmp/signal based (MIT
> > pthreads-like) threading.  Otherwise that ktrace probably would have an
> > `unimplemented _lwp_create' as the bad syscall.

Yup. For my perpuse I would be very happy to get green threads running :)
I won't need native threads for development.

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