Backporting JanosVM fixes to Kaffe
jim at kaffe.org
Mon Mar 18 12:47:10 PST 2002
On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 12:55:30PM -0700, Timothy Stack wrote:
> So, as you might've seen we just released a new version of the JanosVM,
> which is a modded version of Kaffe. For the most part we haven't changed
> much in the original code base, but there have been a number of fixes and
> added features that would be nice to port back to Kaffe. Unfortunately, I
> can never find the time to do it all and was wondering if anynoe else
> might want to take up the cause. Heres a list of some of the fixes:
> java.security package is up to date enough to run the bouncycastle
> (www.bouncycastle.org) crypto library.
> New JAR file reader.
> Several fixes to satisfy Mauve tests, some of it overlaps with what
> Mr. Topic has done, but I imagine there are some he hasn't gotten to
> Optimized the socket receives in unix-jthreads.
> Several misc. fixes (e.g. checking the return value of malloc).
> Probably some other stuff I've forgotten.
> I can provide a diff between a recent Kaffe and JanosVM, so it will mostly
> be a matter of pulling out the good stuff and ignoring the rest.
Good stuff. I'll definitely take a look. A diff would be nice too.
I grabbed a copy and archived it under ftp.kaffe.org:/pub/packages/janosvm
(so I have a local handy, mostly).
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