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Alex Buell wrote
> I thknk gcj could do the job just as well. It can compile to bytecode.
with ecj it is good enough for OpenOffice.org anyway
>> jamvm (or something like it) would make a very nice project. Sun java
>> would probably not (I think sun have it on their to-do list, but
>> considered long-term and difficult).
> I think it's enormously vital that Sun get off their butts and do
> something about it - porting the linuxintel version to linuxsparc
> should work. I've actually dug around in the jvm sources and they do
> have some assembly in various places. These would have to be rewritten
> for the sparc platform.
blackdown (jk) ported sun 1.5 for sparc and it would run fine, I built
and used it here, but there was some apparently random signal error that
has blocked it being released...
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