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Re: any reason to use Sun's Java?



On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 09:11 -0500, Joe Klemmer wrote:

> > 
> > Well, that doesn't stop you from /using/ an open-sourced Java on Linux
> > (although there could well be problems linking it with glibc). The main
> > issue with the Solaris licence is that it means that Solaris code can't
> > make it into the Linux kernel.
> 
> 	For another take on this...
> 
> 	Often I will install many different JVM's just so I can have the option
> to use the one that works best for the situation.  I install them
> in /opt when I can and then use a collection of simlinks to pick and
> choose the JVM I want to use.

Doesn't that sort-of assume that you are the only user and doing
only one thing at once on this multi-user, multi-tasking OS (i.e. not
a reasonable assumption for everyone)?

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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