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Re: Java hello world link error
mauro zallocco wrote:
I noticed that the resulting Test.exe attempts to access the internet.
Is this expected ?
Its trying to access 188.8.131.52 which my getHost tool tells me is
It's not unexpected or incorrect, but may be suboptimal.
This host is obviously your DNS host, and the GCJ runtime is apparently
attempting to resolve your true host name from the DNS server using your
The Java runtime insists that InetAddress.getLocalHost() return your
true IP address, not "127.0.0.1". Unfortunately, in a dialup setup with
automatic connection, such a lookup will trigger your dialer.
The "real" Java runtime has put in some workarounds to prevent such a
lookup unless it's really needed (i.e. you use a networking class of
some sort, or some other class that needs the "real" hostname and IP
address). Perhaps the Gnu java runtime doesn't have such tweaks in it..
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