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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: JDK 1.2?
Date Thu, 20 Apr 2000 09:43:30 GMT
COFFMAN Steven wrote:
> 
> As for BSD emulation, are you using Sun's or Blackdown's JDK?

Sun's. 

> How old is
> your FreeBSD (and the version of Linux it's emulating)? 

3.2 (dunno - how does one tell?).

> Blackdown's is
> better, but you need more up-to-date software to run it.

Meaning?

> On Linux, you're right, you can't run Blackdown JDK 1.2.2 RC4 OR Sun's JDK
> (which is a hack of Blackdown 1.2.0 RC1 I believe) on RedHat 5.2 due to the
> libc version issue. You probably can't even run it on RedHat 6.0 without
> upgrading stuff. For the Blackdown RC4, I needed to upgrade RedHat 6.0's
> glibc to 2.1.x (and I may have already upgraded other stuff).

Feh.

> As for whether the RedHat 5.2 user base is a problem or not, there's a
> faction of system administrators that lag behind updating for security and
> stability reasons, like the Debian distribution. Following this reasoning,
> they should not adopt Cocoon 2.0 for a similar lag. Everyone already agreed
> that JDK 1.2 should be widely available on all major platforms by Cocoon's
> release if not by beta. If the system administrators want to lag behind on
> the JDK 1.2 the should consistantly lag behind on Cocoon adoption. So
> there's no problem unless they're inconsistant.

Umm. Does "everyone" include Sun and Blackdown? Does "all major
platforms" include FreeBSD?

Cheers,

Ben.

> -Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Laurie [mailto:ben@algroup.co.uk]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 5:35 PM
> To: Cocoon
> Subject: JDK 1.2?
> 
> Someone said here, ISTR, that the Linux JDK 1.2 ran OK under FreeBSD's
> Linux emulation. Not for me! Not even a little. So, how's it done (bear
> in mind I know nothing about Linux emulation)?
> 
> Naturally, assuming Cocoon 2.0 still requires JDK 1.2, this is kinda
> vital functionality for me.
> 
> BTW, seems it shouldn't work on RH5.2, either (wrong libc version) - is
> this a problem?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
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