kaffe native interface

Patrick Tullmann tullmann at cs.utah.edu
Mon May 7 22:08:03 PDT 2001

Nic Ferrier wrote:
> Is native more efficient?

Yep.  You can access the java objects more directly.  The 'kaffeh'
tool generates a .h file that maps a java type to a C typedef, so you
can access fields simply and directly.

> Or is it simply that jni was firmed up long after most of kaffe was
> written and "native" is the historic native interface for Kaffe?

This is also true.  Definitely the JNI support was added well after
native code support was finished.


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Pat Tullmann                                       tullmann at cs.utah.edu

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