Stallman lamenting that GCJ and ClassPath are still (read: eternally) catching up ...
Thu Apr 15 10:40:00 GMT 2004
Dalibor Topic <email@example.com> writes:
> Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>>>"Christopher" == Christopher Marshall <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
>  http://people.mandrakesoft.com/~gbeauchesne/ia64/kaffe/
>  http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au/linux-ia64/0111/2469.html
Dalibor is too fair-play! I love this guy! :-D
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terminals, their faces lit only by a CRT with a little root shell
prompt and the command
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