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Re: Free Java!

On Fri, 19 Feb 1999, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Thursday 18 February 1999, at 17 h 36, the keyboard of Jules Bean 
> <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Kaffe is a GPL'ed, fast, JIT, JDK 1.1 and nearly 1.2 compliant VM and
> > class library.

> The Debian package of Kaffe is unsusable. See its bug list for a start
> <http://bugs.debian.org/kaffe>. One "important" bug is 407 days old.
> Note there is no known maintainer. 


> [I'm teaching Java on a Debian machine. Advices are welcome, but they
> should be backed on experience.]

If you want some unofficial, but effectively working, kaffe 1.0b3 debs, I
have them.

The maintainer is Ean Schussler.

If you want to talk about debian-java, bring it up on the debian-java list
- it is my intention to get some working, GPL'ed java tools into debian
soon.  There are a few compilers which need investigating.


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