[kaffe] avr32 port
g.liakhovetski at gmx.de
Thu May 8 03:06:48 PDT 2008
On Thu, 8 May 2008, Nevo wrote:
> > Well, I'm not an expert in this, but I don't know if this really would make
> > any improvement. With hardware acceleration you "just" throw your bytecode
> > at the CPU and it processes it just as if it were native code. So, I don't
> > see how JIT could be useful here. Also, it is unlikely to make our work
> > easier, or would it? I'd go as simple as possible to start with.
> You mignt mean Jazelle like technology actually.
Yes, this is exactly what I mean by "hardware accelerated Java on AVR32"
and what Atmel calls "Java Extension Module (JEM)." The main difference
is, that JEM documentation is publically accessible, and Jazelle isn't.
> > I'll let you know when the board arrives.
> Thank you :) . Maybe I should find some emulator first :)
I haven't found any. Let me know if you have more luck.
Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer
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