Kaffe Documentation, can someone help me ?

Okehee Goh ogoh at cise.ufl.edu
Wed Sep 27 07:38:57 PDT 2000

Th eabove linke has a presentaiton about the internal of Kaffe.

 Okehee Goh        ogoh at cise.ufl.edu   http://www.cise.ufl.edu/~ogoh
 RealTime System Lab.  (T) 1-352-392-6875
 CISE Dept.  University Of Florida

----- Original Message -----
From: "federico ardanaz" <fardanazp at nexo.es>
To: <kaffe at rufus.w3.org>
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2000 12:38 PM
Subject: Kaffe Documentation, can someone help me ?

> Hello everybody. I am a computer science student at Barcelona/Spain.
> I was recently making a peek in the kaffe project and sources.  I am
> finishing my studies in UPC (Politecnical Univeristy of Catalonia) and
> my goal is to do a little study about hardware implementations of java
> for my final project. The basic idea is try to find out how easy or hard
> design a microprocessor that can execute both native and java code and
> the performace that a machine of this kind can get.... If you prefer how
> could be the performance of a system with a standard risc-like processor
> (I am thinking in a UltraSparc, Alpha, ...) with java capability
> that ease and accelerate the implementation of a JRE over this machine.
> The scope of the project is only at desing (computer architecture ) levels
so  I
> need a JVM implementation that could be adapted to run the bytecodes over
> simulated microprocessor rather than translating it (JIT) or making a pure
> software interpretation. I think kaffe is perfect for this!
> 1) The question is, there is some free documentation that I could use to
> started with Kaffe source. Kaffe is a more or less big an complex peace of
> software so just reading the code is a hard and slow way to understand it
> 2) Somebody can explain me how to enable/desable JIT? Both the interpreted
> "JITed" version are included in the sources but JIT3 are used by
> Thank you very much:
>  --
> Federico Ardanaz
> fardanazp at nexo.es
> fardanaz at ac.upc.es

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