[kaffe] Kaffe as Installed JRE in Eclipse

Michael Franz m.franz at verizon.net
Wed Jun 23 18:08:53 PDT 2004


Is this eclipse running on kaffe or IBM's PPC jdk?  What did it take to 
get the native launcher working?  I normally just launch it as a Java 
application, since the executable is just a wrapper.

On Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at 06:10 PM, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:

> Arnaud Vandyck <arnaud.vandyck at ulg.ac.be> writes:
>> Michael Franz <m.franz at verizon.net> writes:
>>> It is not running.  The build finishes, but it is not complete, 
>>> about 30
>>> MB short.  The nice thing with eclipse, is that you can build for a
>>> different platform.  Than means, you can cross-compile from linux to 
>>> get
>>> a ppc version running.   Now that I say that, I might give it another
>>> try.  I was trying to compile it on Linux/ppc using kaffe and it was
>>> incomplete.  After that, you will need the native stuff for SWT.
>> I've been able to finally built eclipse with IBM JDK but had to 
>> modify a
>> lot of build.xml (and buildDoc.xml). I don't know if it's ant in 
>> debian
>> that is broken or if it's IBM JDK that has serious bugs (javadoc, and
>> other stuff) on powerpc but it was not that easy.
>> I already built native swt stuff, but I don't have a launcher: the
>> 'eclipse' native application.
>> I'll investigate that today...
> I could create a native launcher but the eclipse I built was not good. 
> I
> downloaded the linux-x86-gtk build and replaced the libswt-*.so and the
> launcher and it boots! but I got problems with some panels and the
> editor is not functionnal:
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=68281
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Arnaud Vandyck
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