Kaffe memory minimum

Philippe Laporte philippe at transvirtual.com
Tue Feb 27 11:54:47 PST 2001

     If you are enthusiastic about having Kaffe run on embedded systems,
you might liketo take a look at the  pocketlinux  project, which uses


Philippe Laporte                      Tel:     (510) 527-4025 ext 14
Transvirtual Technologies, Inc.,      Fax:     (510) 559-3287
Berkeley, CA, USA.                    Email:   philippe at transvirtual.com

Javier Garcia wrote:

> Hi everybody. I'm still trying to install Kaffe in an
> embedded system, with a lot of limitations of memory.
> The goal is to have it using a total amount of dynamic
> memory (included all the stacks and the binaries) of
> around 5Mb. I have downloaded the last version, and I
> have installed it with the next line to configure:
> >>configure --enable-dependency-tracking
> --with-engine=intrp --disable-debug
> --disable-xprofiling --disable-xdebugging
> --disable-feedback --without-profiling
> --without-suncompat --without-x --without-stats
> And I got a size of the binaries of 2.444 Mb. But the
> 'big' problem is the heap (because I think the other
> two stacks (Java and native) are quite small). When I
> try to execute some test programs with a maximum heap
> size of 5 Mb (minimum heap size 5Mb also) I get a 'Out
> of memory' error, so I haven't even tried to use a
> smaller heap.  Anybody knows if it's possible to have
> everything running with 5 Mb (binaries and stacks).
> And if it's possible, how to do it? Thanks for all in
> advance.
>                                         Javi.
> P.D. I have seen somewhere an option for configure:
> --with-optimize-memory. I haven't tried it, I'll do
> and I'll tell you.
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