Free JVM on Macintel

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Tue Mar 21 15:04:50 UTC 2006


On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 11:27:41AM +0100, Christian Thalinger wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 00:21 -0800, Casey Marshall wrote:
> > Note, Cacao's configure is claiming that libintl is a part of  
> > "bintuils," but it's really a part of gettext. This had me banging my  
> > head on my desk (figuratively), wondering what was wrong with my  
> > binutils installation :-)
> 
> Hehe, sorry.  I'll change that.
> 
> > 
> > I'm trying the "stock" i386 ABI on OS X (with `md-os.c' modified to  
> > use darwin structures), but so far:
> > 
> >    * Boehm-GC crashes (0.95 release).
> 
> Hmm, problem.
> 


Kaffe has been ported to i386-darwin a while ago. Could you give it
a try, too? It uses its own gc & ffi on that platform.

cheers,
dalibor topic

> >    * You can disable GC, but native threads require it? And this is a  
> > compile-time error, not a configure-time one (0.95).
> 
> Yeah, I hate that.  The thread code isn't mine and I really have to
> think about that...
> 
> >    * There's some `inline-debug.c' file missing (svn).
> 
> Someone forgot to commit that one.  Should work now.
> 
> >    * Disabling that, there are tons of duplicate symbols when linking  
> > `libcacaovm.la,' which Apple's ld will refuse to link (svn).
> 
> Yes?  Can you show me them?
> 
> TWISTI
> 



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