Dynamic invocation patches on OS X
mvfranz at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 16:38:58 PST 2008
I was able to follow the instructions to apply the patches and build. How
do I test that the JDK is working with the new functionality?
On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Ben Evans <
benjamin.john.evans at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 4:04 PM, Greg Lewis <glewis at eyesbeyond.com> wrote:
>> G'day Ben,
>> On Sat, Dec 06, 2008 at 12:43:47PM +0000, Ben Evans wrote:
>> > There has been interest over on the mlvm-dev mailing list (for
>> > of a Java VM which had explicit Multi-Language support - including
>> > with dynamic dispatch) in getting the dynamic invocation patches for
>> > 7 running on OS X.
>> > Currently, the application of the patchset produced by John Rose
>> > at http://wikis.sun.com/display/mlvm/Building) is failing on the
>> > code. Is there anyone on this list who could possibly spare some cycles
>> > help us understand where the patch failures are coming from - and even
>> > fix?
>> > I'm quite a newbie at a lot of OpenJDK - but I do have time to devote to
>> > trying to fix this. Other people who would directly benefit from having
>> > working patchset include some of the core developers for JRuby - so this
>> > would really help out some other projects as well.
>> What errors are you seeing? Currently there are general build errors on
>> Mac OS X. I have some local changes that I've been using to try and get
>> around them, but I'm getting stuck on the compiler not liking some of the
>> assembler (which hasn't actually changed recently, so I'm not sure what
>> the issue is with it).
> I've dug into it a bit more, and I'm pretty sure it's actually the same as
> the general build problem around the size of intptr_t that was discussed a
> little while ago. Is that the same as the issue you're currently working on
> Sorry for the slow response.
> Not at all - thanks for getting back to me. Is there anything I can do to
> help? My assembler's not that great but I'm happy to have a pop.
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