IcedTea-Web's javaws on platforms other than Linux
weiqigao at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 05:45:25 PDT 2012
Thank you for your reply. That gives me some direction.
I'm exploring the possibilities for a customer. I'll let the list know if I get the go ahead to do the port.
On Jul 26, 2012, at 1:31 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> On 07/25/2012 10:19 PM, Weiqi Gao wrote:
> Hi! This task will be definitely appreciated!
> As far as I know no one tried before. Javaws execution environment is one shell-script-launcher and one jar (and few minor resources)
> You will have to compile jar on your own (should be nothing hard) and prepare your own launcher.
> The launcher do nothing more then set up classapth so nothing hard to do. Also compilation of netx.jar itself should be no big task. (compilation of plugin can be much more harder!)
> So your task will consists mainly of adpting the makefile to target platform makefile or any other build system of your choose. You can probably find hard to adapt all testsuites, but probably this needs not to bother you right now.
> If you are going to do this "just for yourself" you can be done in few minutes (you can actually reuse our compiled netx.jar and launch it correctly ;) ). If you will take it seriously then you can probably find some obstacles in main makefile transformation.
> I wish you all the best luck in this task and feel free to ask again!
>> I hope this is the right list to ask this question. If not, please point me to the right list.
>> I'm looking at the possibility of adapting the JNLP client in IcedTea-Web for platforms other than
>> Linux (Windows, Solaris, MacOSX, etc., essentially where OpenJDK builds) for an OpenJDK based
>> execution environment. I'm only looking at the JNLP functionality, not the Applet functionality.
>> Is this something that people has tried before? Is this something that might be of interest to the
>> IcedTea-Web community?
>> Weiqi Gao
>> weiqigao at gmail.com
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