> I am relatively familiar with the Java language having tinkered about with
> a bit of java application programming and applets but I am confused about
> the JRE.
> I was under the impression that Java Runtime Environment (JRE) was Java
> 1.2 aka Java 2. (I have never seen a toolkit or runtime for an OS/2 JRE
> on either IBM or Sun sites.) When I went to download the latest fixes for
> JDK I notice that OS2JRE.EXE is one of the files in the fixes directory
> for the JDK1.1.8 update. It was only then that I went looking and found a
> JRE.EXE in my \java11\bin.
> Would I be right in guessing that JRE.EXE and OS2JRE.EXE here mean
> something completely different from JDK1.2 aka Java Runtime Environment ??
Java. The term "JRE" has been around since Java v1.0, and refers to a
standard environment that is capable of executing Java bytecodes. Nothing
There are JRE's available for a variety of Java API levels. On OS/2, the
latest available is v1.1.8 (30/12/1999).