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From "bootjvm@earthlink.net" <boot...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: compiling bootJVM with MSVC
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2005 17:21:59 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>
> Sent: Nov 9, 2005 11:07 AM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: compiling bootJVM with MSVC
> 
> Sebastian Hartte wrote:
> > Enrico Migliore wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Sebastian Hartte wrote:
> >>
...snip...
> >>
> >>For a win32 pthread implementation, try this:
>>
> >>  http://sources.redhat.com/pthreads-win32/
> >>
> >>There are two libraries I downloaded this one: pthreadVC2.lib
> > 
> > 
> > To be honest i don't like the requirement of yet another library to
> > compile it on Windows. The big question here would be how
> > closely the threading api is tied into the JVM. I would certainly prefer
> > a platform independent solution. Is any Apache2
> > developer around who knows how the threading mpm does it?
> 
> Sebastian,
> 
> At the risk of preempting the acceptance of HARMONY-14...
> 
> take a look at the thread library that is in there, and described in the
> doxygen pages that you will find in
> "Harmony/doc/vm_doc/html/group__Thread.html".  That contains a bunch of
> threading calls that should be of use to the bootJVM port, and there is
> an impl for the MSVC compiler on Windows.

Sebastian,

I would gladly entertain your proposal on how to thread BootJVM with MSVC
facilities as a part of the overall porting effort.  If you have some specific
ideas here, perhaps a JIRA posting woud be the place to start.

Thanks for your help.




Dan Lydick

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