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From Berlin Brown <berlin.br...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The topic of the Java Compiler
Date Sat, 14 May 2005 20:51:36 GMT
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
>

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