[svlug] Netscape 6.01
jbs at quiotix.com
Wed Aug 8 12:29:02 PDT 2001
Rick Moen wrote:
> javac (or
> equivalent) needs to be able to find libraries that are referenced in
> the source, or it won't work.
This is correct, as I said earlier: "Only if the program uses such
libraries." Not every piece of code being compiled uses external
libraries. Most do, though.
> > That does not contradict what I wrote at all. In fact it agrees with.
Not necessary. I read it once. I suggest that you follow your own
If you have some specific claim to make some way in which what that FAQ
entry says contradicts my expalantion of what a JVM is, make it. It
doesn't. A JVM, as the term is generally used in the Java community,
is what actually executes Java byte code (either via direct
interpretation, or via JIT compilation, or some combination).
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