Status of BeOS x86 kaffe

Duncan McQueen dwmcqueen at
Mon Jun 4 10:26:59 PDT 2001

I can vouch for the BeKaffe group that we stayed away
from the Sun sources as well.

--- alanlb at wrote:
> I wrote the beos-native threading layer, and was
> affiliated
> with the BeKaffe group, although by the time Duncan,
> Tomaso and others
> started work on BeKaffe, I was already too busy with
> work-work stuff
> to do much more than keep an eye on commit logs.
> The last time I worked with Kaffe, which was over a
> year ago, libtool
> was giving me a lot of grief with shared objects. 
> I'd be happy to
> give things another shot, once I reassemble my BeOS
> development box.
> Speaking of libtool, Dave Reid, with the help of
> some Linux-on-AIX
> folk, has written a replacement which works properly
> on BeOS wrt
> generating shared objects, which he had to had for
> his Apache port.
> To reference a separate post from Edouard P., I
> myself have been
> careful about staying away from Sun sources and
> their SCSL, so the
> beos-native threading layer at least should be free
> of "taint".
> Alan
> On Wed, 30 May 2001, Chris Nash wrote:
> | 
> | Is anyone looking at the BeOS-native version at
> all? If so, I'd like to 
> | give some help - if not, it's something I'd like
> to give a little time 
> | to, at the very least to get things going again.

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