Re: Latest version of the Debian/JAVA FAQ
Javier Fdz-Sanguino Pen~a <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Nota de Copyright
Wrong language ... (Liekwise the dete at the end.)
> * `gcj'. Compiles Java source to native code.
also source to bytecode, or bytecode to native code.
> You might not be able to use gcj since it fails on many Java
> constructs, so you cannot compile the program directly.
This may be out-of-date. If the gcj in cvs fails on valid Java code
(except due to lack of libraries), then it is now a bug, rather than
unimplemented. At least that is my impression, after Alex Petit-Bianco
has checked in support for Inner classes.
> `gcj' does not support JNI, and in previous inquiries to Cygnus, we
> did not get get the impression that JNI is a priority. IIRC Tom Tromey
> said that JNI could be implemented on top of CNI, and that outside
> contributors are welcome to add it.
I believe Tom is now actually working on JNI.
> * Jacob (Java Commando Base): project maintainer and visualiser for
> Java in Emacs. See http://home.pages.de/~kclee/clemens/jacob.
- and I'm working on Emacs in Java ... See http://jemacs.sourceforge.net/
> * Netbeans developer. Based on the Javabeans architecture. See
This is now called "Forte", and Sun recently announced they would
open-source it. See http://www.sun.com/forte/tools4dotcom/opensource.html