OpenJDK: Java application Startup

Roman Kennke roman.kennke at
Tue Aug 28 20:46:14 UTC 2007


> The Problem:
> -------------
> currently Java applicatins - in particula on Windows - take much longer to load then normal .exe applications. this is because native .exe applications with precompiled headers or libs seem to be loaded faster than corresponding Java apps.
> solutions:
> -----------
> Take advantage of disk cache

In which way? Pre-load the VM after system reboot?

> allow .exe generation of Java apps 

How would that help anything?

> improve loading of Java application related ressources, files etc.

Not sure what could be improved here.
> I dont know if there is any active development on this for OpenJDK at present but i think this is  crucial for any Java relase.

I think the Java kernel project (or how it's called, I don't know) aims
in this direction. I might be wrong though.


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