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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: jdk 1.3.1 and ant 1.3 compatability
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2001 02:01:06 GMT
On Tue, 17 Jul 2001 11:40, Eric Richardson wrote:
> Jesse Stockall wrote:
> > On 16 Jul 2001 15:24:56 -0700, Tim Meals wrote:
> > > Jef --
> > >
> > > I had a bunch of problems with JDK 1.3.1 under RedHat 7.0 Linux.  My
> > > research found a bunch of web pages, by both RedHat and Sun, saying to
> > > apply some patches or upgrade to RedHat 7.1.  I tried all the
> > > suggestions, but all that worked was turning off the HotSpot client VM.
> > >  Try it in the ant.sh script first:
> >
> > I use Ant with  1.3.0 IBM
> >                 1.3.1 Blackdown
> >                 1.3.1 Sun
> >
> > On Debian with no issues
>
> I've had no problem on Debian Potato with blackdown (1.3 and now 1.3.1)
> thanks to apt.
>
> How does the IBM VM compare as far as performance, memory etc?

IBMs is significantly faster in almost all ways. However Suns is faster for 
work with awt and swing. Apparently Suns is also faster if you leave your 
apps running for days/weeks (however I have never measured this). IBMs is 
slightly less memory consuming but nothing significant.

Cheers,

Pete

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