Running Kaffe on WindowsNT

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Thu Jan 7 01:32:45 PST 1999

On Jan  4, 1999, John Berg <John.Berg at> wrote:

> At school the source code is loaded to the computer system which is UNIX
> based.  However it would be much more convenient for me to be able run this
> on my computer at work which runs WindowsNT.  

> 1. Has anyone done this and how?  What compilers, what are the problems,
> etc.

Yep, this is possible, and you'll only miss AWT, that doesn't work on
M$-Windows.  You need the cygwin toolset to build and run Kaffe; it is 
Free Software, and it can be downloaded from
You'll probably want libz and libgmp too, for compressed zip/jar and
BigInteger support.

Alexandre Oliva  aoliva@{}
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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