[kaffe] Newbie Problem on OpenBSD 3.4
ml at tbulka.org
Mon Apr 5 15:37:02 PDT 2004
Am Montag, 5. April 2004 20:31 schrieb Dalibor Topic:
> Hi Thomas,
> Thomas Bulka wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am a complete Java-Newbie, but I have to learn it for
> > university. I downloaded the Kaffe-1.0.7 Source and hoped
> > I would be able to compile it with OpenBSD 3.4 (Stable).
> > It was no problem and all the compiling went through
> > without generating any error messages.
> > When I typed "make check" after installing everything by
> > "make install" evry test failed.
> > I tried to run "javac" and it got me a core dump, but
> > running "java" to execute some program (which I did not write
> > yet, because of the unavailability of javac ;-( )
> > seems to work fine, but I can't check yet.
> Which cpu architecture are you on?
> Kaffe 1.0.7 had some problems wrt libtool on i386-openbsd .
> You could give kaffe 1.1.4 a spin, it should be better in that
> respect, since it uses a newer libtool, with our OpenBSD patches
> merged in. :)
> > Does anyone no, what kind of problem this is ?
> > I could imagine there's a problem with OpenBSD's
> > memory-management or something like this. Maybe I just have to
> > change a
> > kernel-parameter?
> I've talked to OpenBSD hackers Peter Valchev and Marc Espie about
> updating kaffe in OpenBSD to something more current. They are in
> the middle of a release now, though. I've CC:ed Ian Darwin, he's
> the official kaffe maintainer on OpenBSD, afaik. He may be able
> to give you more insight.
> If you want to help us make sure kaffe 1.1.5 runs well on
> OpenBSD, please try out the current CVS head, and report back how
> it went. We currently don't have developers working specifically
> on OpenBSD  support, so feel free to join in. It's fun, it's
> educational, and the core VM is written in C, so you can leverage
> your existing C skills :)
> dalibor topic
>  http://www.kaffe.org/pipermail/kaffe/2002-August/008812.html
>  Beside Riccardo, but he seems to have access to almost every
> operating system/cpu architecture known to man :)
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