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Re: Interesting project -- getting gjc working on Cygwin
On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 06:25:46PM -0600, Mumit Khan wrote:
>On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Anyone interested in tackling the project of getting the gcj compiler
>> fully supported under Cygwin? I don't know what this would entail,
>> Maybe Mumit knows? Mumit?
>The compiler should, at least in theory, work just fine under Cygwin, but
>the problem is the runtime. It's hard to port libgcj to Cygwin (threading
>is just one issue), and I don't know what the current status is. Jon
>Beniston <firstname.lastname@example.org> was working on it, and at one
>point had a non-threaded version ported to Cygwin , but his last known
>URL http://www.cs.bris.ac.uk/~jb7216/libgcj/ seems to gone now.
>I don't do Java, and not familiar with the gory details on what needs to
This is my understanding too. There's no reason why the compiler couldn't
be built -- I don't do it now for gcc because it would just confuse people.
The library is the problem.