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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Platforms for Java 2...
Date Thu, 20 Apr 2000 15:52:04 GMT
Bob Jamison wrote:
> Ben Laurie wrote:
> > Sun tell me there's "no demand" for Java 2 on FreeBSD. I suspect that
> > this is simply coz people don't think its worth asking, but some
> > facts'n'figures would help...
> >
> > So, in an ideal world, what plaform would you like to run Tomcat, Cocoon
> > and all the other good Java server stuff on? Don't tell me what you
> > _are_ using (coz obviously that will only include platforms that are
> > already supported), tell me what you'd be happiest using.
> >
> > I'll count the results and publish them.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Ben.
> By the way, 3.1 is working great!  Nice job, guys.
> Being a cooperative effort, maybe it would be best if the users
> of these other systems contributed their specific knowledge (and code)
> to the common good.
> If it were not working on Irix, (but it is, with SGI's 1.2.2), I would
> try make the changes myself and submit the results to the committers here.
> The BSD guys and AIX guys, etc, might consider doing the same.
> Two of our main servers are BSD, and the admin wants Tomcat added
> to the Apache server, so he might be in the mood to contribute, too.
> I have always wondered at the "I want a VM port to xxxxxxx" flames;
> my slant on the topic is:  you're a programmer, -you- do it.

a) What flames?
b) I haven't said I won't do it - however there are licensing issues.
c) So can I take it that you'd like it to work on Irix (I know it does,
that's beside the point)?




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