[kaffe] help in tracing the kaffe source code

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 20 08:58:01 PST 2003

Hi Ram,

--- Ram <ckalyan76 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello 
>       I am trying to understand how  Kaffe JVM
> source code works.I am visualizing something
> like:Kaffe is written in c.Once we give this
> code,the java class files...what happens?How the
> execution moves from one point to another?There are
> two things:1)First a class file is prepared 2) Class
> file is executed.
> How to trace this process?I have installed Kaffe JVM
> on Red Hat Linux 7.3 version.Can someone help me
> with pointers on this or how to go about this?
> I want to trace the JVM source code(present in C
> files) when it is executing the java class files.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.

Apart from using a debugger and stepping through the
code, or reading the source, you could take a look at
http://www.cse.msu.edu/~korenson/kaffe.html (may be a
little out of date, though), which includes a tour of
kaffe's source starting from main().

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