Paul Hohensee - Java SE Paul.Hohensee at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 11 16:03:26 PDT 2007

So I have another question.  What are the available linux OS ports on sparc
that you can run a linux-sparc jvm on?

I know a version of ubuntu is available for sparc, including niagara 
Anything else, maybe just works in progress?  Maybe a big distro like 


Christian Thalinger wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 22:16 +0200, Sunil Amitkumar Janki wrote:
>> I have downloaded the latest OpenJDK source code from the OpenJDK
>> site and checked out the latest IcedTea repository. I want to get 
>> Linux/SPARC working first so I would like to know if it's better
>> to start from Solaris/SPARC or Linux/i586 and if there is a big 
>> difference between Solaris and Linux support.
> Hi!
> I have some informations that Sun is/was already working on Linux/SPARC.
> Is that still the case?
> On the other side, is it a must for you to have HotSpot or could you go
> with another VM too?  Or is this more of a challenge you want to take...
> - twisti

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