compiling to jvm (Derek M Jones)
16 Nov 1997 22:49:43 -0500

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From: (Derek M Jones)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 16 Nov 1997 22:49:43 -0500
Organization: Knowledge Software Ltd
References: 97-11-059 97-11-067
Keywords: Java, C

Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience compiling languages other than Java to JVM?
> > Is there a web page listing all known compilers? "Janusz Szpilewski" writes:
> But there are also some limitations like that there is no direct access
> to the addresses of variables nor to the references to objects. This
> feature makes a fully functional implementation of C pointers rather an
> impossible task...

It is not impossible, but it is very hard (and it also relies on
an implementation defined behaviour being done the 'correct' way).

See my posting to this group of about 6 months ago for details.


Derek M Jones tel: +44 (0) 1252 520 667
Knowledge Software Ltd
Applications Standards Conformance Testing

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