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From: Jim Watson <jim@...>
Subject: Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 20:29:26 +1000
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...

jim
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References:
GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Ferris McCormick
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Alex Buell
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Alex Buell
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Jim Watson
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Alex Buell
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Ferris McCormick
Re: GWN "Want ad" for sparc architecture testers
-- Alex Buell
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