Re: Java in Linux kernel: some issues

Alan Cox (
Wed, 15 May 1996 09:47:08 +0100 (BST)

> This problem might be dealt with by adding a level of indirection,
> e.g. a configuration file (say /etc/java.conf) would contain the
> commands needed to exec java applications and applets -- this file
> could then be changed without modifying the kernel.

It should be dealt with by making the loader simply load /usr/lib/javaexec
or the like which does the mashing around of parameters and runs the
users desired java interpreter tool. The existing java module specifies
too much policy