Contributed by jolan on from the 0xdecafc0ffeebad dept.
kurt@ did some clever work for Java, first to make Kaffe work on OpenBSD/amd64 and then to make Sun's JDK "bootstrap" itself -- using Kaffe instead of an existing copy of Sun's JDK. He & I tested it, but he went on vacation so I got to commit the jdk/1.5 changes. This also should make it easier and faster to get started with Java on i386, as you no longer need any JDK-Linux stuff, just Kaffe (which you might find in packages) and the long list of manual downloads which is dictated by Sun's licensing policy.
Kaffe does require an sbrk change to work properly on amd64 so make sure you have built from recent source or upgraded via snaps before giving the port a try. Also, there is still a bit of work to do, for example the Mozilla plugin isn't built due to some 64-bit problems in the Mozilla codebase.
I think it should also be pointed out that kurt@ doesn't even have an amd64 machine and it certainly might speed up future work on this kind of stuff if he did...
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