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Old 05-02-2009, 02:33 AM   #1
veerasivakumar
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Tiny jre for linux


Dear fiends,
I am searching for tiny jre for linux. Currently I am using jre1.6, with size of 97MB after the installation. Can any one suggest me the tiny jre or jdk below this size?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-02-2009, 05:53 AM   #2
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veerasivakumar,

You might try OpenJDK. The openjdk-6-jre package on Debian has an installed size of 740kiB (i386: http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/openjdk-6-jre).

Note however that it has a lot of dependencies, and the actual size it takes up on you disk will increase for every dependency that you install.

A Google search also shows at least one company distributing IBM WEME (http://www-01.ibm.com/software/wireless/weme/) as a lightweight JRE - but note that that's Java ME, which is a cut-down version of Java. If Java ME suits your needs, then Sun also provides implementations: http://java.sun.com/javame/index.jsp
 
Old 05-02-2009, 08:15 AM   #3
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the jre v6.13 from sun is still under 20mb.
 
  


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