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From: Andrew Haley <>
To: Sean Robert McGuffee <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: Compiling Netbeans with GCJ?
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 18:27:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 05/18/2011 07:20 PM, Sean Robert McGuffee wrote:
> Is the Classpath library that gcj uses something that could be updated to
> have everything Netbeans needs? Netbeans has grown on me in functionality.
> It's just that it uses like 2 gigs of memory and is often very slow when
> many files are open. I imagine if there ever were a case for gcj's
> existence, a non-interpreted version of Netbeans might be it.

Please don't top-post on the gcc lists.

Sure, Classpath could be updated to have everything Netbeans needs,
but it might be a multi-year task; I just don't know.  I also don't
know if a gcj-compiled version of Netbeans might really be
faster/smaller than running on OpenJDK.  Probably not.


> On 5/18/11 4:34 AM, "Andrew Haley" <> wrote:
>> On 17/05/11 19:16, Sean Robert McGuffee wrote:
>>> Hi, 
>>> Has anyone compiled netbeans with gcj?
>>> If so, can you please post your method?
>> I don't think so.
>> I'm sure gcj could compile Netbeans, but I am not at all sure that
>> the Classpath library that gcj uses has everything Netbeans needs.
>> Definitely not a first gcj project.
>> Andrew.

       reply	other threads:[~2011-05-18 18:27 UTC|newest]

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2011-05-18 18:27 ` Andrew Haley [this message]
2011-05-18 19:37   ` Dr Andrew John Hughes

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