egcs-snapshot (GCJ and chill)
I am away for some time without email access until 10 Oct, so if
somebody wants to make a NMU for a new egcs-snapshot package
(including gcj and chill), please go ahead (get the debian directory
from the egcs package, it's more recent than the one from the old
>Jeffrey A Law writes:
> September 6, 1998
> We're happy to announce public availability of a new GCC based native
> code compiler for the Java(TM) language.
> The new GNU based compiler, GCJ, compiles both Java source files and
> bytecode compiled Java class files to native code for a wide range of
> target architectures.
> GCJ is a work in progress. We're also working on the set of runtime
> libraries needed for executing GCJ compiled code, and extensions to
> GDB, the GNU debugger, for debugging GCJ compiled code.
> Full details are available on the GCJ web pages:
> Anthony Green
> Cygnus Solutions
> Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks
> of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other
> countries. The Free Software Foundation and Cygnus Solutions are
> independent of Sun Microsystems, Inc.