AFAIK, the JDK is required in M4 according to a previous email from Dain where he said it was needed by the OpenORB stub/
tie compiler.  AFAIK, in M4, JSP compilation will use the eclipse compiler.

The toolsjarhack and the OpenORB code have been removed from HEAD, so only a JRE will be required for M5.


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Aaron Mulder <> wrote on 02/08/2005 09:38:43 AM:

>    Do I understand correctly that you need to run Geronimo under a
> JDK in M4 because of the tools.jar hack, but under HEAD that's been
> removed and it will run find under a JRE because is uses a 3rd-party
> compiler?
> Thanks,
>    Aaron