arm32/NetBSD people?

Godmar Back gback at
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>

	* config/arm/linux, config/config-hacks.h, config/arm/common.h:
	fixes for NetWinder/Linux port.

	- Godmar

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