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From Ahmed Saad <myanywh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Linux Jar file execution
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2005 11:02:43 GMT
hi Gery,

i read that howto a year ago or something but never tired it 


On 6/2/05, Gerry Steele <gerry.steele@gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone got any thoughts on the possibility of making naively executable
> jars on Linux?
> This is done on Windows through the file extensions mechanism. On Solairis
> they use magic numbers picked up by the kernel AFAIK. I guess a Linux
> implementation will require some kernel work too. I believe this might help
> usability a bit on Linux. It just occurs to me that an Open Source Java has
> a hell of a greater chance of working with the Kernel guys / Linus than Sun
> might ever have. Another point for harmony :).
> Gerry
> --
> Gerry Steele

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