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Thomas Quinot wrote:
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> Mike Black (mblack@csihq.com) écrit :
>
> > Is there any possibility of Linux also doing this? It'd really be neat if
> > Linux could be first-on-the-market.
>
> Java is totally irrelevant to the Linux kernel. It would not be neat at
> all to have Java in the kernel, for it has STRICTLY NOTHING to do there.
> There is no reason whatsoever to implement that.

Actually a binfmt_java.o module that would be invoked if the
kernel recognized a magic number at the start of a Java byte-code
executable would make sense. It would, of course, invoke a user-space
Java interpreter not a kernel-space one.

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Paul H. Hargrove All material not otherwise attributed
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