Port coordination?

Christian Thalinger twisti at complang.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Aug 8 14:10:21 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 17:14 -0400, James.Melvin at Sun.COM wrote:
> Hi,
>  From this forum and others, I can see there are a number of people
> working on the same port of HotSpot? Would it make sense to coordinate
> these efforts to reduce duplication, speed up time-to-market, and
> increase quality? Is this happening already, perhaps beyond my
> visibility? Can I see a show of hands from anyone working on the
> following ports...
> Linux on SPARC
> MacOSX
> Other?
> Perhaps this email can seed a more common, dedicated area somewhere on
> the OpenJDK website.  Would this be helpful?


I think that is a good idea.  I'm personally not porting HotSpot, but
trying to use j2se as core library for CACAO on the architectures you
listed above (and others too).

I think this will help a lot in porting HotSpot when you know the
library works.

I try to write a HOWTO here:


- twisti

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