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Re: kaffe only for i386?

Thank you for the reply. I'm confused about the the kaffe.deb package 
that I installed. It didn't install anything called (for example)
kaffe-vm or even kaffe in my /usr/bin directory...I'm sure I missed
something, but I'm not sure what...


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>From: "Edouard G. Parmelan" <egp@free.fr>
>To: debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org
>Subject: Re: kaffe only for i386?
>Date: Tue, Jun 12, 2001, 1:49

> On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 06:16:39PM +0000, Cameron Berkenpas wrote:
>> I used to work for Transvirtual, the firm responsibly for kaffe. I
>> personally, several times, asedk them about PowerPC support. They
>> seemed interested, but whenever I tried mentioning we should get some Macs
>> for development, they lost interest.
> I'm a core team member of Kaffe (kaffe.org).
> Even if Transvirtual had released there Custom Edition to open source
> last summer (tvt-kaffe), Open Edition (kaffe.org) is not dead and
> Debian use it.  Merge process of these two releases is not yet
> started.  Last time I announce that I have start this process, TVT ask
> me to delay this task as Peter is rewriting AWT subsystem (the first
> part I want to merge).  For now, tvt-kaffe have improvements but
> org-kaffe have too, as iconv(), Alpha JIT for OSF/1 (expect GNU/Linux
> Alpha soon), PowerPC, Irix 6.4 (interpreter only), BigDecimal...
> Tim and I expect a merge of tvt and org but it seems to me that TVT
> are focused on PocketLinux :-(
> Missing Kaffe for Debian PowerPC is more or less a Debian maintainer
> attidute as kaffe-1.0.6 work on PowerPC with libffi.  And last summer,
> one day after release, Kevin B. Hendricks submited a native PowerPC
> version of syscallMethod to get ride of libffi.  Since then, Kaffe
> works on GNU/Linux PowerPC.
> BTW, did you see my mail on this list about instaling Mac OS X,
> GNU/Linux and NetBSD on same iBook ?  Yes, I will switch from Intel to
> PowerPC, with writing PowerPC JIT in mind :-)
> tvt-kaffe vs org-kaffe is more or less like FreeBSD vs NetBSD :-)
> --
> Edouard G. Parmelan
> http://egp.free.fr
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