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From "Mark Hindess" <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: SableVM or JCHEVM?
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2006 10:55:43 GMT
On 4/1/06, Enrico Migliore <enrico.migliore@fatti.com> wrote:
>
> I, and others, ported JCHEVM to Cygwin, during the past 2 months; there
> are still a couple of things to fix, but the main work is done.
>
> The port was made in order to be able to "study"  JCHEVM on the Windows
> platform. I understand, in fact, that having the Cygwin layer running on
> top of Windows may compromise speed performances of any JVM. In
> principle, the "-no-cygwin" option of GCC should allow us to produce an
> executable that doesn't need the cygwin1.dll library, but:
>
>  1. I haven't yet tried to enable it
>  2. The functionality of  cygwin1.dll might be embedded in the
> executable file (in this case the Cygwin layer is hidden in the .exe)

I don't think it does include cygwin in any form.  It builds against
the mingw libraries instead.

Regards,
 Mark.

--
Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.

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