Re: Virtual Packages proposal
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On Thu, 19 Feb 1998, Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pen~a wrote:
> jvm1.0 Java virtual machines (I agree that programs for jvm1.0
> jvm1.1 run with jvm1.1, but not viceversa)
But they will (jvm1.1 on jvm1.0) so long as they don't use features in the
1.1 class library.
> jdk1.0 Java compiler
Yes you could break it up like that, but a JDK (Java Development Kit)
consists of a:
and one or both of
I'm only up to chapter 6 of the packging manual (I just started an hour
ago) but perhaps if virtual packages could have version numbers attached
this would reduce the number for java (which seems excessive).
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its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are
forbidden to know," the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how
holy the motives' -- Robert A Heinlein, "If this goes on --"
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