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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The topic of the Java Compiler
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 15:07:49 GMT
Is one maintained better than the other?  I'd like to choose one  
(loosely) so we can start working with it.  Apache Tomcat ships with  
it, and I've used it elsewhere for having a shipping compiler for the  
same reason - for JSP compilation...

geir

On May 14, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:

> yep. either one would work.
>
> -- dims
>
> On 5/14/05, Berlin Brown <berlin.brown@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Curious, why not jikes, it seems to have a liberal license.
>>
>> On 13 May 2005 17:38:54 -0600, Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com> wrote:
>>
>>>>>>>> "Berlin" == Berlin Brown <berlin.brown@gmail.com> writes:
>>>>>>>>
>>>
>>> Berlin> The compiler seems to be a non-issue at this time with a  
>>> focus
>>> Berlin> on the JavaVM.  What are your thoughts on the different
>>> Berlin> compilers?
>>>
>>> For Harmony I would say the leading contender is the java compiler
>>> that comes with Eclipse.  It is written in java and already supports
>>> all the 1.5 features.
>>>
>>> As far as gcj goes, the new 1.5-ish front end I'm writing has a
>>> standalone part which does all the language processing and bytecode
>>> generation.  It does not depend on the rest of gcc at all.  It is
>>> written in C++.
>>>
>>> kjc is also out there and being developed, but I don't know much  
>>> about
>>> it.
>>>
>>> Tom
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
>
>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
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