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From Tom Tromey <tro...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Java
Date Mon, 16 May 2005 01:43:34 GMT
>>>>> "Geir" == Geir Magnusson <geirm@apache.org> writes:

Geir> To be clear, "using APR" and "writing in Java" aren't orthogonal, are
Geir> they?  I would assume that we do need some boundary between the VM
Geir> and the underlying OS/Hardware.

You are correct.  Any VM will always need a way to call system
functions somehow, and on Linux/Windows/etc, this means C ABI calls.
Depending on the approach one chooses, some kinds of APIs are simpler
to wrap than others, but I think this is not a major issue.

Tom

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