[kaffe] Compiling Kaffe on Arm for Windows Mobile
mario.latronico at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 01:53:56 PDT 2008
2008/3/18, Dalibor Topic <robilad at kaffe.org>:
> In order to make the work more useable, I'd suggest using libffi, rather
> then writing a Kaffe-specific system call method implementation. Libffi
> itself does not have a CeGCC port, but there is a patch for libffi for
> arm-wince by theller, see
> http://sourceware.org/ml/libffi-discuss/2008/msg00009.html for
> details. It would require porting over from MSVC ARM assembler syntax to
> CeGCC, but that shouldn't be too hard. Libffi comes with a nice little
> test suite, so that you'd have a reasonable idea whether your ABI
> implementation actually works, as you port the code over.
thank you very much, i will look at libffi.
> The other important parts are threads (you may be able to reuse the
> threading implementation from Kaffe CE, suitably tweaked), and AWT, in
> case you care about running graphical applications. A good source for
> Windows CE AWT peers would be MySaifu, or PhoneME. Alternatively, if you
> are in for a challenge, you could try making the Classpath Qt AWT peers
> work, and then making them work on Windows CE using the Qt port to WinCE.
i will look also at these. If i will make any progress i will report
on the list.
Thank you again,
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