General question

Archie Cobbs archie at
Tue Apr 11 12:08:38 PDT 2000

Julien Dumesnil writes:
> Is it more advanced than the GPL version? Or is it a stable, thus older, 
> version of the opensourced  version we all have?
> Did they sign some agreement with Sun to port their JVM?

No, it's a clean room implementation.

> The bottom line being "are they completely different products?".


> I'm asking this because I'm trying to use Java on a cobalt Raq2 (that's a
> mips machine), and the only thing I could find was Kaffe. (but not
> everything I write compiles correctly - mainly two reasons, I guess, me,
> being not good ;-) and Kaffe, not being completely 1.2 compliant.).
> (strangely enough the regression tests don't give me the same errors on my
> desktop PC and on my cobalt... some work on my PC and not on the cobalt
> and vice versa)
> So if transvirtual has a more advanced kaffe, then maybe I should just use
> their version instead of fooling around... 

Talk to Transvirtual for more specifics..


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