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Will Sun J2EE 1.4 server run on MacOS X?

Ron Newman
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Joined: Jun 06, 2002
Posts: 1056
Does anyone know whether Sun's J2EE 1.4 server will run successfully on a Mac?
Sun distributes only Windows and Linux installers, but presumably if it's pure Java it should run on a Mac too?

Ron Newman - SCJP 1.2 (100%, 7 August 2002)
James Fisk

Joined: Jul 02, 2003
Posts: 5
Yes, The Sun Reference Implementation DOES work,
just follow the Solaris installation instructions, but download the Other UNIX tar file.

Sun Certified Java Programmer 1.4
Simon Brown
sharp shooter, and author
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Joined: May 10, 2000
Posts: 1913
Excellent, that's interesting to know. It seems as if a fair amount of UNIX stuff will work, albeit with a little tweaking for the Mac specific environment.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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