Is gcj dead?

Mathieu Malaterre mathieu.malaterre@gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 13:07:00 GMT 2009


On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
> Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Andrew Haley <aph@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Yuri wrote:
>>>> Last news in http://gcc.gnu.org/java/ are dated March 2007.
>>> Yes, we should update that.  There hasn't been a lot of  new gcj development,
>>> but it is maintained.
>>>
>>>> Also I submitted few PRs a month ago and there is no response at all.
>>> Which ones?
>>
>> How about this one:
>>
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40816
>
> I am still rather nervous about that one, as it's an ABI change.

Point taken.
In the long term this will prevent compilation of package such as VTK
on debian on arch such as HPPA. On those the JAVA implementation is
GCJ. Hopefully by then OpenJDK-6 will compile on HPPA ...

Can you set bug as won't fix or something like that ?

-- 
Mathieu



More information about the Java mailing list