Stallman lamenting that GCJ and ClassPath are still (read: eternally) catching up ...
Wed Apr 14 10:49:00 GMT 2004
Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>>"Christopher" == Christopher Marshall <email@example.com> writes:
> Christopher> Does gcj support more architectures?
> It probably does, though I don't know what all the Sun JDK supports.
> gcj is sometimes the first jvm ported to a given architecture. I
> think this was the case for IA-64 (though Dalibor thinks it was kaffe
> :-) and x86-64.
Yeah, I thought it was kaffe, in november 2001, with the port from
gwenole beauchesne . But I've also found messages on the gcc lists
suggesting that Hash Boehm had gcj running on ia64 earlier, in october
. So the 'first java runtime ported to ia64' crown goes to gcj, I think.
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