[kaffe] JIT and JIT3 support with ARM9

Steven Newbury s_j_newbury at yahoo.co.uk
Sun May 13 04:00:58 PDT 2007

--- Kiyo Inaba <inaba at src.ricoh.co.jp> wrote:

> Frederic,
> >I've seen in the past days that JIT was now working for ARM with Kaffe.
> >But i'm wondering what is exactly going on with JIT and JIT3. Are they fully
> >working?
> Nothing works perfectly. If you only needs kaffe's regression test
> level quality, JIT is very close. (Floating point still has problem,
> and I did not get any news someone is now tackle about this)
> And I have no idea whether this works with X windows or not.
> >Indeed, i would like to use it (perhaps JIT3) and JNI, so i thought about
> >Kaffe but looking through the FTP/Web access, the latest Kaffe release come
> >from 2006...
> As far as jit/jit3 is concerned, FTP version (1.1.7) or cvs head does
> not make big differences. For jit3, there is a code, but with simple
> configure may not allow you to use jit3 right now. (It should be a
> safety net for non-developer, I think)
> These are my experiences based on QEMU for ARM926EJ-S simulation.
Of course for the ARM926EJ-S, there is no need for a jit since it can run Java
bytecode natively.       ^


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