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From Knut Anders Hatlen <Knut.Hat...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Derby on GCJ
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 09:48:35 GMT
craig vanderborgh <craigulus5000@yahoo.com> writes:

> Hello,
>
> We are going to make a substantial attempt to get Derby running on GCJ.  The
> goal is not to run Derby on the GCJ "JVM", but instead to ahead-of-time compile
> all the Derby sources (to .o files using the gcj compiler) so that the results
> are compact and fast enough to use on embedded systems.
>
> We plan on using GCJ 3.3.2, or perhaps 4.x.  What are the primary porting
> issues we're likely to encounter, and how do you think we ought to address them
> in a way that might eventually be of use to the Derby project?

I haven't used GCJ myself. Does it support a mixed environment with
some byte-compiled code and some native code? If it doesn't, I guess
you will have trouble with the byte-code generation in the SQL
compiler.

-- 
Knut Anders


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