[UFO Chicago] XP and XT on Linux? (James Clark's, not Bill Gates's)

Elliot Shank clonezne@galumph.com
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 23:28:26 -0500

Larry Garfield wrote:
> Elliot Shank wrote:
> > Another thing... define "Java 2".  I don't know about the IBM SDKs, but
> > starting with JDK 1.3, Sun's won't follow symbolic links in the
> > classpath.  So... are there any symbolic links?
> Nope.  The classpath points directly to the jar files in /usr/local.
> Although that seems like a really stupid bug. :-)

It's not a bug.  They did it on purpose.  I still don't understand why,