Re: JVM For windows
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 15:43:30 GMT
On Sun, 07 Mar 2004 13:57:48 +0000, Mark Preston wrote:
> Fountain of knowledge wrote:
>> [snip] I want the smallest download without the
>> clutter. Only MS provided that. The MS download was 5mb. The Sun
>> one is 14mb.
> The Sun provided JRE for Java 1.4.02 is precisely 1.413 Mb. I make that
> a whole TEN TIMES SMALLER than the Microsft version.
I suspect your values are in error Mark.
Figures for rt.jar's either side of 1.4.0
I have handy show the following sizes..
1.3.1 - 11,646,454 bytes
1.4.2_02 - 26,429,417 bytes
14 Meg sounds about right for 1.4.0.
Mind you, as I pointed out earlier,
the 1.1.8 VM* was much smaller than
the MS effort.
* Which is a fair comparison, given
that the MS 'J'VM never went beyond 1.1
As an aside, I was checking download sizes
of plug-ins recently and found that the
MS .NET plug-in was 27 Meg at the time,
and the latest Sun 1.5 beta rt.jar is
[ And note, these are the rt.jar files
which only contain the core classes, I
checked them using WinZip. ]
* http://www.PhySci.org/ Open-source software suite
* http://www.PhySci.org/codes/ Web & IT Help
* http://www.1point1C.org/ Science & Technology
- Offline Patching
... I have been tasked with setting up a closed network of RedHat systems. ... automates Sun patching somewhat) and some little scripts I wrote (for ... Download the cross reference file from Sun (list of all available ... Use PCA to download all the patches that are required for the Sun ...
- Re: spyware pop up
... Since the version 6 of the Sun JRE does not support W98se, ... Do you know if anyone has actually tried the manual download on W98se? ...
- Re: A jihad on the Hobbyist programme ?
... We start telling popular news sites about it, make the CDs available for ... developers can freely download quality Sun operating systems and compliers. ... With regard to my other thread "Sun Studio 11 " I should point out that every Spring since 2003, I have been downloading and installing both Fedora Core (a.k.a. ...
- Re: Is Sun sincere about encouraging new Solaris users?
... run by an OS that was downloaded via bittorrent. ... Sun is providing a service that, in the end costs them money, free as ... The images are signed and the cost is time to download. ... Linux users seem to dump distros after the Nix exposure and ...
- Re: Installation of Microsoft Office Premium 2000
... Open Office is not from Sun, ... | download the free version of Open Office, from Sun, ... Do I need to purchase this new software (is it ...