Will GIJ ever be jitted?

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Fri Aug 29 15:17:00 GMT 2003


Clemens Eisserer writes:
 > Hi there!
 > 
 > GCJ is really the collest java-enviroment I know!
 > 
 > Especally GIJ is cool, because all classes into its classpath are compiled to native code, so it would be possible, to write a SWING implementation which would be as fast as writen using C++(nearly).
 > 
 > In my eyes GIJ will replace kaffe and other opensource-jvms, especally when working AWT support is in.
 > 
 > But running big amounts of code using GIJ is, hmm, let say a little bit slow ;-)
 > 
 > So, are there plans for integrating a jit into libgcj?

I'd quite like to finish gcj-as-jit, but it needs the binary
compatibility work.

Andrew.



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