[Mono-list] Java Bytecode -> IL Bytecode Compiler

Gaurav Vaish gvaish@iitk.ac.in
Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:32:36 +0530

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Smith" <bob@thestuff.net>
To: "Martin Coxall" <coxall@cream.org>
Cc: "Gaurav Vaish" <gvaish@iitk.ac.in>; <mono-list@ximian.com>
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 01:49
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] Java Bytecode -> IL Bytecode Compiler

: I guess thats posible. The question would be how would the Kaffe class
: libs access the low level stuff like files and the console. Would they
: need a suport lib of their own for that?
: Another question is, must all classes derive from System.Object? If so, I
: dont think you could just convert their corlib.

    Kaffe - A nice project to see, but I will definitely not focus on this right
now, at least this is my intention for the time being.

Gaurav Vaish

: On 10 Jan 2002, Martin Coxall wrote:
: > > The bytecode converter would be relatively simple, but the resulting code
: > > would be unusable without a set of work alike java class libs built on top
: > > of System. Its doable, (and would be very cool) but maping the java corlib
: > > onto the .net corlib will take alot of work. I suggest you start a second
: > > project for javalib on .net. It would be very usefull by itself.
: >
: > Couldn't you just compile the Kaffe class library, then convert that to
: > IL using the same tool?
: >
: > Martin
: >
: >