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From Nathan Beyer <nbe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [General] Harmony JVM support of 64 bit Windows Server 2008/2008R2
Date Tue, 27 Oct 2009 01:24:00 GMT
On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 11:34 PM, Charles Ditzel <cldtech8@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Nathan. I still don't see a 64 bit Windows Harmony JVM
> in the site Downloads section.  [comments embedded]
>
> On Oct 24, 2009, at 5:13 PM, Nathan Beyer wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Charles Ditzel <cldtech8@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> [[My apologies if this is the wrong mailing list - I was directed here
>>> and
>>> hope this is appropriate]
>>>
>>> I am trying to understand the level of support Harmony's JVM has for
>>> Windows
>>> 2008/2008R2
>>> and for 64 bit support of Windows.
>>>
>>> On 64 bit Windows Server 2008 R2 and with Harmony 5.0M11 after setting
>>> the
>>> JAVA_HOME and PATH
>>> variables I tried doing a java -version :
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------
>>> C:\Users\Administrator.PERF06>java -version
>>> Windows 6.1 is not supported
>>> HMYEXEL062E Internal VM error: Failed to create Java VM
>>> FAILED to invoke JVM.
>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> So I'm trying to figure out if I did something wrong, if there is a patch
>>> I
>>> need
>>> and generally I'm trying to understand the following :
>>> - is Harmony going to have more versions of JVM for Windows (64 bit)
>>
>> I think some of the compiles for Windows are already 64-bit, at least
>> for x86_64. I can't recall if Itanium is workable.
>
> Running on Dual AMD Opteron Quad-Core (2.30 Ghz) system.
>
> I looked at  the Harmony downloads site and I only find under
> Stable Builds,   ( JRE, JDK, HDK) :
>  Apache Harmony 5.0M11 JRE for 32 bit

The lack of a Windows 64-bit build is mostly due to the lack of any
contributors with a 64-bit Windows machine and a version of
VisualStudio to perform the compiles.

>
> under Snapshot Builds for Harmony 5.0 - it takes me to the Linux builds ...
> I tried
> going up a level to the Hudson builds and its all Linux.
>
> same with the snapshot builds for Harmony 5.0.
>

All Hudson builds are Linux - there aren't any Windows build machines available.

> I can't seem to find the 64 bit Windows version of Harmony in any of the
> Download location.
>
>>
>>> - is the existing Windows 32 bit release work with Windows Server 2008
>>> and
>>
>> This is probably just a matter of getting the OS version level check
>> to allow Windows Server 2008. No one has asked/complained yet ... feel
>> free submit a patch.
>
> Could be that.  I will also double check it on a different machine with
> slower CPUs.
>
>>
>>>
>>>  Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)  ? if so where do I get it ?
>>> - is there a 6.0 release of Harmony ?
>>> - i have seen references to 5.0M12 but it does not seem to be on
>>> Harmony's
>>>  download area - is it available ?
>>>
>>> thanks and apologies if this is the wrong alias.
>>>
>
>

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