glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Sat Apr 12 06:56:33 PDT 2003
On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 01:32:29PM -0700, Tom Samplonius wrote:
> Would jdk14 build on architectures besides x86? I know Hotspot has a
> lot of machine specific code, but there should be code for sparc64 for
> sure. But does it build and run on FreeBSD/sparc64?
It hasn't been tried on sparc64, although I'm tempted to do so sometime
> I would imagine that alpha and ia64 are much harder, and perhaps
> impossible, since Sun is not likely to be targetting these platforms.
> Perhaps maybe ia64, if Solaris is ported to it sometime in the future.
There is ia64 code in the 1.4.1 SCSL release and Sun have had a linux-ia64
beta out for 1.4.1 for quite some time. Alpha is harder, but certainly
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