[kaffe] AWT Toolkits

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 21 08:18:14 PDT 2002

Hi Steph,

--- Steph Meslin-Weber <twiun at adorphuye.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've sucessfully compiled kaffe-1.0.7 on the ipaq
> cluster at handhelds.org
> (easier than trying to get my xcompiler working
> right) and I'm now able to
> continue with my project...
> BUT - you knew it was coming, right? - but my
> project is a non-native AWT
> implementation. After several looks at the sources,
> it seems that Kaffe
> expects the awt to be native... The static
> initialiser of Toolkit.java has a
> non-conditional System.loadLibrary("awt") call in
> it. And I can't see any
> reference to the awt.toolkit system property...

Beside that Kaffe's awt implementation is not peer
based. In fact most peer classes are missing. That is
another point you should look at.

Should we consider it a bug in kaffe's AWT?

best regards,

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