[LLVMdev] Newbie questions
sabre at nondot.org
Sun Apr 23 13:49:05 PDT 2006
On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Reid Spencer wrote:
>> Has it been hooked up to a JVM? If so, how and which ones?
> I think the point of llvm-java was to avoid a JVM. That is, it converts
llvm-java is the JVM.
> either Java source or Java bytecode into equivalent LLVM bytecode. I
llvm-java only supports input from Java bytecode.
> think the big thing lacking so far are the Java library and support for
llvm-java uses classpath for it's library.
> things that LLVM doesn't natively support (threading, synchronization
> come to mind). If you need more detail, Alkis (author of llvm-java) is
> going to have to respond. Otherwise, you'll need to take a look at the
It's actually missing quite a bit. It is missing too much to support
programs that use System.Out, for example. Alkis is definitely the person
to talk to if you're interested in it.
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