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Re: Porting gcj to i386-darwin
Paolo Bonzini writes:
> > target-zlib: should be sufficient to add i386-darwin to the supported
> > platforms
> zlib is being skipped only because libjava is.
> > target-boehm-gc: a patch exists for porting to the new platform, so it
> > should be a matter of applying it
> Well, good.
> > target-libffi, target-libmudflap, target-libjava: I don't know what
> > exactly needs to be done, maybe someone could help me
> mudflap is not needed for java.
> libjava probably needs very little treatment if any, but I am not sure.
> libffi is going to be the hardest. You have to support Apple's calling
> conventions; I am not sure how different they are from say Microsoft
> (Windows) or SVR4 (Linux) calling conventions.
My understanding is that the differences are tiny -- just doubles in structs.