gback at cs.utah.edu
Fri Oct 23 11:58:05 PDT 1998
> On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Godmar Back wrote:
> > >
> > > I was wondering who was responsible for the original port of Kaffe to
> > > arm32/NetBSD -- I'd like to ask a couple of questions regarding threading
> > > and shared libs (or the lack thereof =). In particular, I'd like to put
> > I did the first port. You can ask me questions, but I'm not sure
> > I can help you much... Basically, the reason I disabled jthreads was
> > that GCTest failed if I enabled it and I couldn't figure out why.
> > I have never looked into shared libs.
> > Since then, Tim has worked on getting it to run on the NetWinder box.
> I started from the NetBSD port to make the Linux port.
> It was almost there, apart (if I remember well) one problem
> in the interpreter and the wrong information to access to the
> stack pointer (wrong at least for ARM Linux).
> I enabled the shared library code and it works fine (as good
> as the static version). jthread also works fine. But I think I
> still have problems with GCTest.
> Again, I can tell you about ARM Linux on NetWinder, so if
> you know that certain things should be the same on NetBSD
> feel free to ask.
I'm sorry I accidentally credited Tim with it; it was indeed
Raffaele who submitted the patches:
Mon Jul 20 19:06:48 1998 Raffaele Sena <raff at aromatic.com>
* config/arm/linux, config/config-hacks.h, config/arm/common.h:
fixes for NetWinder/Linux port.
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