Using javavmwrapper

Greg Lewis glewis at
Thu Apr 6 17:49:11 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 03:28:26PM -0500, Jeff Cross wrote:
> Can anyone give me some guidance in using javavmwrapper?  I have
> searched high and low (I know someone will post the link I have
> overlooked) but can't seem to find any detailed information on how to
> use it. I understand that there are some environment variables I can use
> to choose between different VMs (linux-sun-jdk-1.4.2, jdk-1.4.2, and
> jdk-1.5.0) but I can't seem to locate anything.

Try 'man javavm'.

> Also, does it only help when compiling ports that use Java or will it
> work to run an application with a different VM?

Its primary purpose is to run applications with different VMs.

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