PowerPC build ???
David.Holmes at oracle.com
Wed Nov 24 18:09:50 PST 2010
kevin diggs said the following on 11/25/10 11:43:
> Is there any way to build this thing on a Linux PowerPC box (YDL 4.0 &
> 6.0). Is there a snowballs's chance in some place hot that GCC gcj
> will work?
> I admit that I have not done an extensive search for a PowerPC Linux
> jdk (May actually be one on one of the install CDs but I doubt it).
> Maybe on IBM's site somewhere?
> I do NOT define Open and run everywhere as Windows and/or x86.
Sorry don't know what the status of an open PPC implementation is but ...
> P.S.: What is the "bootstrap jdk" used for? Access to a java
> compiler? Or does it use other "stuff" from in there?
It will supply javac, javah, and jar at least.
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