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invoking servlets from JVM.

Harish Ramamurthy

Joined: Jul 02, 2001
Posts: 5
hello there,
For running a server (say JSDK2.1) is it necessary to have the complete JDK installed or just a JVM is sufficient.
If JVM is sufficient then how do we do it? And if not why is JVM not sufficient?
Thanks in anticipation
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13037
As long as you don't want to run JSP, the JRE package should be enough. A JVM by itself can't do anything, it must have minimum library files. See the JRE documentation on

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