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From acoli...@apache.org
Subject Re: Compilation of other languages
Date Sun, 15 May 2005 14:49:35 GMT
Brett Wuth wrote:
> acoliver@apache.org writes:
>  > 1. Compiling other languages into Java bytecodes - Compiler concern. 
>  > This isn't too hard supposing that there are Java bytecodes that 
>  > represent all of the proper operations that you wish to support.  First 
>  > off it is impractical to compile a lower level language than Java 
>  > (something with points) into Java bytecode (yes its theoretically 
>  > possible so long as there is no direct device access or things that Java 
>  > simple CANNOT do) without paying a high performance price.
> 
> There's a proof-of-concept C++ to Java byte code compiler in egcs-jvm:
> 
>    http://sourceforge.net/projects/egcs-jvm/
>    http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~cristina/uqbt.html#gcc-jvm
> 
> Regards,

Like I said, it can be done, just you'll pay a high price.

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Andrew C. Oliver
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