OpenJDK on Solaris Dev Express 1/2008?
twisti at complang.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Jun 4 04:16:27 PDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 15:51 -0700, Erik Trimble wrote:
> The Hotspot VM (which is (mostly) what is using the compiler), is set up
> to build with SunStudio 11. As Kelly notes, we're (well, actually, most
> He) is in the process of validating SS12 as a build compiler.
> GCC will NOT work under Solaris/SPARC, and I'm pretty darned sure it
> won't work under Solaris/x86 or Solaris/x64. There are some
> significant GCC-isms which the JDK does not currently support.
> That said, it would not be terribly difficult to modify the source to
> get GCC to work, but you'd definitely have to spend a bit of time doing so.
> Sadly, C compilers are not interchangeable.
Yeah, I know :-/
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