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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Love the fact that that you've got an Open Source JVM - but it should build with make, not ant
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2008 18:19:02 GMT

On 18 March 2008 at 10:46, "Eric Karlson" <ekarlson@ekarlson.net> wrote:
> Just to point out the chicken-n-egg problem of trying to use ant, which 
> requires a JVM, to build the JVM that it would need to run on.
> 
> It should build with make, not ant, so that one can create a JVM for a new 
> platform where one does not have a working JVM now.

Which new platform do you have in mind?  Cross-compiling shouldn't be
very difficult, so I think the problem you describe is not really the
main issue.  The hard part will be writing the platform-specific C code.

-Mark.




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