Install JRE

walt wa1ter at
Sat Oct 13 08:25:06 PDT 2007

On Sat, 13 Oct 2007, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:

> On Fri, October 12, 2007 10:48 pm, Dmitri Nikulin wrote:
> > On 10/11/07, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg at> wrote:
> >> Thanks for volunteering to do it.
> >
> > Just checked, and even building the OpenJDK still requires so-called
> > "binary plugs" which are only available for a few platforms. So true
> > native will have to wait on Sun anyway. Rats.
> I may be wrong on this, but I think having up to date Linux syscall
> support would let us run Java, along with a number of other applications.
> If this is so, that one large task would get us a bunch of benefits.
> (flash support, plus a number of other linux binary apps)

Simon once mentioned here what needs to be done.  I didn't bother to
remember it because the task is beyond my skills, but it will be in
the maillist archives somewhere.

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