[OSM-talk] End of road for JOSM on OS X for ppc
captain.deadly at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 13:21:03 BST 2010
Renaud MICHEL wrote:
> Le mardi 14 septembre 2010 à 16:32, Arigead a écrit :
>> Don't think that changing the OS to Ubuntu will make any difference.
>> I've not checked but if you do change to Ubuntu you'll still be trying
>> to download the Java version for Linux on PPC. I don't think that will
>> be supported by sun. But like I say I've not checked. The latest Java is
>> only supported on Intel 86 Arch as far as I remember.
> If you want the "official" java from Sun (which doesn't even exists
> anymore), no.
> But openjdk can be compiled on other architecture.
> Debian has it for alpha amd64 armel i386 ia64 mips mipsel powerpc sparc, see
> so ubuntu should too
I tried that for something else but unfortunately the Java6 source was
trying to run features which were not implemented by the open source
JRE's. Still you're right that an open JRE might implement enough of the
spec to get JOSM off the ground.
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