Java on FBSD-sparc64?
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon May 7 18:19:17 UTC 2007
On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 11:16:32AM -0700, Greg Lewis wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 08:40:31PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 02:23:33AM +0200, Didrik Madheden wrote:
> > > I'm looking for a virtual machine with decent performance. (And
> > > preferably a JDK, commandline preferred) I've tried a few things in
> > > ports, but unfortunately, mos of it was i386/amd64 only.
> > > Is it possible, or do I have to switch to some flavour of Solaris?
> > It is not possible at this time. Probably there has not been enough
> > interest for someone to port it.
> Last I checked, the only threading library that worked on sparc64 was
> libc_r, and that is going away at the end of 6.x. So that also puts a
> dampener on things unless its changed.
> FWIW, JDK 1.3 was partially ported to sparc64, but not all the 64 bit
> uncleanliness was worked out. JDK 1.5 and up should be 64 bit clean,
> but there hasn't been much interest in a sparc64 port.
No, libthr has worked for some time.
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