[kaffe] Re: kaffe 1.1.9 "Spring Cleanup" relased

Jim Pick jim at kaffe.org
Fri Feb 22 12:03:17 PST 2008

Excellent.  I'll try to get it up on the website on Sunday (I have 
out-of-town visitors until then).  Have fun at  FOSDEM!


  - Jim

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> Hi team,
> I've tagged 1.1.9, and uploaded the source code archives to 
> http://www.kaffe.org/~robilad. Jim, when you have time, please send out 
> an official release announcement to announce@, I've got to get on the 
> road to FOSDEM right away, to make it for the BrandWeg hacking session.
> This release largely cleans up a lot of lose ends, and breaks with 
> merging in code into Kaffe, in particular it has switched to using an 
> existing installation of GNU Classpath on the system.
> But there is still more stuff to clean up, to make Kaffe a lean, mean 
> and tidy little VM, so if you are interested in making it a couple of 
> lines of code smaller, please join us.
> This Kaffe release should work better on arm linux and darwin in 
> particular, then previous releases. I hope it works well for you too.
> Onward to 1.1.10,
> dalibor topic
> What's New In Kaffe 1.1.9
> ----------------------------
> * Depend on glib for atomic operations
> * Support for JSR 166.
> * Depend on zziplib instead of zlib for JAR reading.
> * Many build system improvements.
> * Simplified threading subsystem interface.
> * Removed support for native big math.
> * Removed libltdl. Kaffe uses an existing installation
>   exclusively now.
> * Removed gnu-inet, dnsjava, Tritonus and binreloc.
> * Removed GNU Classpath tools. Kaffe uses an installed javap
>   as javap when it's available.
> * Removed gjdoc and ANTLR. Kaffe uses an installed gjdoc as
>   javadoc when it's available.
> * Removed GNU Classpath. Kaffe uses an existing GNU Classpath
>   installation exclusively now. It needs GNU Classpath 0.95 or
>   later.

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