why native jdk?

Sheldon Hearn sheldonh at starjuice.net
Wed Jan 14 04:50:24 PST 2004

On (2004/01/14 13:47), Jozef Babjak wrote:

> can you explain me (or redirect me to appropriate documentation) what 
> are advantages of building native jdk under FreeBSD (-stable) instead 
> of the using linux-jdk under linux compatibility mode?

I thought the reason was that the native JDK is more stable on FreeBSD
than the Linux JDK is on FreeBSD.

Also, you may find yourself having to play interesting games with the
Linux JDK if you have to do any JNI work on FreeBSD. :-)


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