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"Joshua Nichols wrote:"
> Greg Tassone wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-06-29 at 10:01 -0400, Joshua Nichols wrote:
> >> David Highley wrote:
> > ...
> >> But what you're asking about here... I think it's more something you'd
> >> have to talk to Sun about.
> >> I'm not sure if you're aware, but IBM does have a JDK available on the
> >> PPC. Would that suffice?
> > Just FYI: Sun *does* have a binary release for an embedded PPC runtime.
> > I left the details out because I interpreted David's remarks as "why
> > aren't we providing a package for it in Portage" question.
> > In case you're interested in the details you can find them here:
> > http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/embedded/index.jsp
> > And here (see the news item for April, 2006):
> > http://java.sun.com/j2se/embedded/survey.html?download=ppc
Thanks for all the responses. We had not worked with the gentoo
distribution so we were just trying to understand what the packaging was
doing. Hopefully we can get our architecture guys to change directions
to a more main line approach.
I did finally locate the IBM down load area. For a company that make
such a big deal about their web products they have horrible web site
Thanks again for the information.
> > Greg
> Thanks for clearing that Greg.
> So... for a real reason now :) There aren't any members of the Java team
> with access to PPC hardware.
> - Josh
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