jdk 1.4?

marc. h. heckmann at hbe.ca
Wed Feb 27 03:06:16 EST 2002


On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:00:39AM -0700, Derrik Pates wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 11:49:30AM +0100, marc. h. wrote:
> > lack of JIT hurts though. Have you ever tried the IBM j2SDK for PPC?. It's
> > noticeably faster on my Powerbook G3. (you can download it from IBM, just
> > google for it.) Problem is that the IBM jvm has been broken for me since kernel
> > 2.4.16. 2.4.15-pre1 is the last know working kernel for me. On later kernels it
> > just keeps calling sched_yield() endlessly and burns System CPU time. I'd like
> > to fire off an email to IBM about the problem, but don't know exactly where to
> > fire the email off to. I use the blackdown (whose excellent work I appreciate)
> > release now as well.
> I hadn't actually tried the IBM JVM for PPC - the only link I'd seen for
> it pointed to some SuSE site. I am, however, running 2.4.17-benh0 on
> this iBook, so I guess if you experience is correct, it wouldn't work on
> here anyhow. Also, did it come with an OJI Java plugin for use with
> Mozilla? (I'd bet not.)

Would you mind giving it a shot? (or someone else?) I want to be sure that it's
not a local Glibc issue or such thing. I also haven't tried a recent benh

you can download from: http://www6.software.ibm.com/dl/dklx130/dklx130-p

only annoying thing is that you have to register for a password.


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