What's New in the Solaris 9 9/04 Operating Environment

Java Releases

The Solaris 9 release includes the following Java enhancements.

JavaHelp v. 1.1.2

JavaHelpTM v. 1.1.2 is a full-featured, platform-independent, extensible help system. This system enables developers and authors to incorporate online help in applets, components, applications, operating systems, and devices. For more information, refer to the following Web site:


Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition v. 1.4.0

The Java 2 SDK Standard Edition v. 1.4.0, J2SETM 1.4.0, is an upgrade release for Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition. The upgrade release includes new platform features, new tools, and utilities.

For full details on these enhancements, see the J2SE 1.4.0 platform documentation at the following Web site:


JSP 1.2 and Java Servlet 2.3 Support in Apache Web Server

Jakarta Tomcat 4.0.1 and a mod_jserv module have been added to the Apache Web server. This server now supports JavaServer Pages, JSP Version 1.2, and Java Servlets Version 2.3.

The following files are stored in /etc/apache:

See the README.Solaris file for information on enabling Tomcat support. For configuration information, see also http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/tomcat-4.0-doc/index.html.

Tomcat and the mod-jserv module, like the rest of Apache software, is open source code that is maintained by a group external to Sun. This group seeks to maintain compatibility with previous releases.