How hard would it be to support Java?

Ulrich Czekalla ulrich.czekalla at
Sun Mar 19 11:05:23 CST 2006

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 06:21:43PM -0800, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Quite a few apps use embedded JVM's.
> Case in point: SPSS, one of the apps requested by Munich.
> So I played around a bit with Sun's latest 1.5 JRE.
> It can run trivial apps, so I closed
> (ok, maybe that was premature, since the bug was for Sun's 1.4 JRE).
> But it can't run applets; first, it runs into a nasty glx error,

As a work-around you can try to force it to use gdi. Turn off ddraw. I
think their is a jvm parameter for this, can't quite recall. Another option
is to set the dll override for ddraw to "".


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