GNU compiler for java

Andrew Haley
Fri Feb 26 12:31:00 GMT 2010

On 02/25/2010 12:29 PM, Kamal R. Prasad wrote:

>  I am interested in knowing if GNU Compiler for java (GCJ) can
> convert a java source program to a windows binary running on
> Itanium. [I saw itanium is supported for linux and hp-ux only]. If
> not, how difficult is it to add that support?

Hard to say.  It's been a long time since I tried it, but it might
still work.

> also, is there a benchmark on how fast it will be vis-a-vis the JVM
> bundled with sun's jdk 1.6?

I think you'd have to try it.  It's easy enough to download and
install on a GNU/Linux box.  I can talk you through the process.


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