OpenJDK on hppa (reprise)

Matthias Klose doko at
Sat Aug 7 12:10:13 PDT 2010

On 06.08.2010 11:58, Gary Benson wrote:
> Tom Marble wrote:
>> Back in January there were some threads on this and specifically
>> about the direction of stack growth [0] (cross posted [1] [2]).
>> The Debian Java team has decided that as we need to support this
>> architecture and thus I wanted to see if any others have attacked
>> this or have any other tips about how difficult it may be to
>> convince Zero to cooperate?
> What happened in January was some people talked about difficulties
> that *might* arise *if* they tried to make Zero work on HPPA.
> To actually make Zero work on HPPA what needs to happen is that
> somebody with a machine needs to grab a copy of OpenJDK and try
> to build and run it.
> I'm available by email and on #openjdk to help people with any
> issues they have with Zero and Shark on any platform.

Debian developers do have access to such machines.  Please email me if somebody 
outside of Debian wants access to such a machine.


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