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From Dyre.Tjeldv...@Sun.COM
Subject Re: Derby on GCJ
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 09:29:16 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.

As I said in my reply to Steve Stewart: A really cool idea! I would really
like to compare the performance of a native Derby to one running
inside a JVM. 

> 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?
> Please advise.

Can't give much. But read Steve's post (if you haven't already done
so), especially what he says about the FSF Classpath project.


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