New version of JDK1.1.5 for FreeBSD
nate at mt.sri.com
Fri Feb 27 14:26:04 PST 1998
The Java Development Kit for FreeBSD is now released. For more
information check out:
To make a a distribution that works with X/Motif *and* without X, two
java/jre binaries are provided. The first is linked without X, and is
the standard binary. The second binary is linked against a static
version of Motif, and against the shared X libraries. The version used
is controlled by the setting of the DISPLAY environment variable, which
is used by X to determine where to send the output.
Fixed in this release:
- X is no longer required to run non-AWT applications (see above).
- JDK's built on 2.2.2 should now work again.
- The AWT now correctly sets the Window name.
- Fixed obscure bug that could cause a core dump if you hit a button
in a dialog box multiple times.
- Fixed bug where SHMEM wasn't released when using images, causing a
In addtion, a JRE and the patches used to build this release are made
- The FreeBSD Java team
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