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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.

Andrew.


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