matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 30 13:20:43 PST 2004
On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 20:13:02 +0000
Bennett Todd <bet at rahul.net> wrote:
> 2004-03-30T19:26:04 Archaic:
> > On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 02:55:16PM +0100, Adrian Fisher wrote:
> > > Wouldn't it be more beneficial to ensure changes didn't lock out
> > > mainstream technologies such as Java as I know many companies use
> > > it.
> > I don't see java as mainstream on a server. Java apps are, but they
> > are delivered to the delivered to the client for processing.
> I hate to say this, because I positively loathe Java, but in some
> areas, Java is indeed very mainstream on a server.
I'd hate to see someone try and install Oracle without having Java
available, although it does bring it's own copy along for the ride.
That said, last time I installed it (126.96.36.199) on an LFS box it needed an
ld.so.preload hack because of the archaic (no pun intended!) version of
Java it shipped with. Messing about with a pax/pie/ssp/whatever enabled
toolchain and precompiled binaries may be "interesting"! I've got 10g
available now, but haven't had the time to try and get it on my box yet.
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