Oracle will disc.. Itanium
aph at redhat.com
Wed Apr 27 08:39:17 UTC 2011
On 28/03/11 16:38, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Just for clarification (and in response to your last messages on the
> "OpenJDK for Virtualization"-thread):
> - OpenJDK doesn't currently support Itanium in any way (and it would
> be not trivial to add Itanium support from scratch)
> - IcedTea (http://icedtea.classpath.org/wiki/Main_Page) once build and
> run on Itanium, but there's evidence that that's not the case anymore:
> see http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=345433. Notice that this
> was an Interpreter only version based on Gary Bensons Zero-port of the
> the OpenJDK. As this project was sponsored by RedHad and RedHad
> dropped Itanium support you probably don't have to be a visionary to
> predict its future.
"Red Hat", please.
Zero is portable C++. All it takes is someone who actually has an
Itanium box to fix the bugs; if no-one who cares has an Itanium box
then it doesn't matter anyway.
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