FW: Porting OpenJDK 6 to Stratus OpenVOS on IA32 -- cross development??

Dalibor Topic Dalibor.Topic at Sun.COM
Mon Sep 22 15:47:46 PDT 2008

Barnes, Richard wrote:
> Since Java obviously does not exist on OpenVOS yet, and since there
> are *.java files in HotSpot, we have been considering doing cross
> development from a Linux/IA32 machine that already has a native Java
> installed.  Since what we desire as a result of this project is an
> OpenJDK6 running on OpenVOS, we believe we have run into a problem in
> the makefiles and *.gmk files we have encountered to do not seem to
> distinguish between host environments and target environments, which
> would be helpful in order to make cross development less difficult. 
> This is in contrast to what we have seen in porting GNU software such
> as gcc and gdb.  Does anybody have any hints in how to deal with this
> situation in order to produce a JVM and JIT compiler for a platform
> different from the original host platform?
Bootstrapping OpenJDK on a platform that doesn't have a Java SE 6
runtime is fun. ;)
I hope
is useful for your purpose.

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