[coyotos-dev] Accept GCJ into the tool chain?

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.com
Sun Nov 26 21:26:35 CST 2006


On Sun, 2006-11-26 at 20:34 -0500, Haplo wrote:
> I don't suggest it. Java has a lot of problems, the biggest being that
> java is entirely decoded at runtime.

With GCJ, this isn't true. GCJ (and several other tools) provides
compilation to native code.

> Furthermore, coyotos, as you have said many times, is supposed to find
> its way into integrated applications, specifically in the medical
> field for stability reasons. If you use java, any applications, many
> of which will be sensitive, would be at the mercy of the virtual
> machine.

See above.



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