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Re: Porting gcj to i386-darwin
>>>>> "Sandro" == Sandro Tolaini <email@example.com> writes:
>> For best results you will want to make sure that the code to turn
>> signals into exceptions works properly. This is both OS- and
>> architecture dependent. I haven't looked at the x86 darwin port,
>> perhaps some gcc hacking is required.
Sandro> How can I try this? Is there some test case I can use?
Yes, one of the test cases in the libjava test suite checks this.
Offhand I forget which one... but if you do a 'make check' and send
the list of FAILs we can help analyze them. (This would be better
done on the gcj list, firstname.lastname@example.org.)
You can run just these tests by using 'make check' in the libjava
build tree. You'll need dejagnu.
Sandro> Considering all of the above facts, how can I submit a patch, and how
Sandro> much likely it is to be accepted?
There's a bunch of info here:
The most important thing is dealing with the paperwork.
We can help walk you through submitting the patches... these should go
I think your chances of getting your changes in is very good :-)
This port has come up a few times already; if you're set up to test
things then we're in great shape.