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From olivier.lefevre@wdr.com Sat Feb 13 10:28:52 1999 Received: from venus.ubs.com (venus.ubs.com []) by spog.gaertner.de (8.8.8/8.8.8/Nase) with ESMTP id KAA03288 for <bugs@gaertner.de>; Sat, 13 Feb 1999 10:28:50 +0100 Received: by venus.ubs.com; id EAA04230; Sat, 13 Feb 1999 04:29:35 -0500 (EST) Received: from <olivier.lefevre@wdr.com> (hedy []) by venus via smap (V2.1) id xma004228; Sat, 13 Feb 99 04:29:18 -0500 Received: from ns1.ny.ubs.com by hedy.ny.ubs.com (SMI-8.6/SMI-SVR4) id EAA27854; Sat, 13 Feb 1999 04:13:41 -0500 Received: from emgsrv1 (emgsrv1.ny.ubs.com []) by ns1.ny.ubs.com (8.7.3/8.7.3) with SMTP id EAA03569; Sat, 13 Feb 1999 04:28:00 -0500 (EST) Message-Id: <36C545A0.20E1@wdr.com> Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 04:28:00 -0500 From: Olivier Lefevre <olivier.lefevre@wdr.com> Sender: nnylfv@ny.ubs.com To: bugs@gaertner.de Subject: J change request >Number: 19 >Category: j-unix >Synopsis: Truly native Solaris execs wanted >Confidential: no >Severity: non-critical >Priority: medium >Responsible: neitzel >State: analyzed >Class: change-request >Submitter-Id: net >Arrival-Date: Sat Feb 13 10:37:01 MET 1999 >Last-Modified: Sat Feb 27 21:53:29 MET 1999 >Originator: Olivier Lefevre >Organization: N/A >Release: j 4.02a >Environment: SunOS ubs1071 5.5.1 Generic_103640-02 sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-20 >Description: I was shocked to find out that the executable you distribute is a SunOS 4 executable. Since you distribute only one version, I should have known all along but, still... I strongly feel that a true Solaris executable should be provided as well, even though this one can run (thanks to the compatibility stuff). Ideally, it should be compiled on an UltraSPARC with the SUN compiler and the V9-specific flag turned on. >How-To-Repeat: file jint-402a >Fix: recompile! >Audit-Trail: State-Changed-From-To: open-analyzed State-Changed-By: neitzel State-Changed-When: Mon Feb 15 18:34:46 MET 1999 State-Changed-Why: You are right that a Solaris-native version would be nice, and that a V9-specific version would be nice. However, the fix is not just to "recompile". The recompilation requires some optimized parts in the code to be re-written for improved portablity. This has already been done for the new WinCE platforms and various Unix platforms will benefit from this as well. Expect proper Solaris binaries as soon as I get the revised code from ISI. >Unformatted:

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