[Bug java/28938] [ecj] update build instructions to account for changes
paolo dot bonzini at lu dot unisi dot ch
Thu Sep 21 08:21:00 GMT 2006
------- Comment #3 from paolo dot bonzini at lu dot unisi dot ch 2006-09-21 08:21 -------
Subject: Re: [ecj] update build instructions to account for
> This is found using the normal gcc specs approach. In a distribution
> I'd expect ecj1 to end up in the gcc-lib dir. In my case I just have
> it on my PATH.
> We won't be including the ecj sources in the gcc tree. As I recall that
> was rejected by the SC. So it will always be a separate download.
The best thing would be if I could just "sudo apt-get install ecj". If
there are any differences between ecj and ecj1, we should provide some
kind of wrapper. A nice possibility, would be to support dropping the
downloaded JAR somewhere in the tree where it installs correctly and
automagically. This would not be against the SC decision.
> Both ecj and the new gcjh can be run on any vm, including all the free
> ones. I've built libgcj many times running these purely interpreted
> and it is not painfully slow.
Cool, though not unexpected because the code generation of Java
bytecodes is not that hard (apart from the unreachable and uninitialized
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