Updated: jikes 1.22-2 -- Fast Java compiler adhering to language and VM specifications

Jari Aalto jari.aalto@cante.net
Wed Aug 20 19:18:00 GMT 2008


PACKAGE DESCRIPTION
===================

Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/jikes
License : IBM Public License

IBM's Java compiler (now Open Source) that translates Java
source files as defined in The Java Language Specification
(Addison-Wesley, 1996) into the bytecoded instruction set and binary
format defined in The Java Virtual Machine Specification
(Addison-Wesley, 1996). Unlike other compilers, Jikes accepts the Java
language only as specified: not as a subset, variant, or superset.

CHANGES SINCE LAST RELEASE
==========================

Apply GNU classpath support patch (from Sourceforge bug #1202863)
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1202863&group_id=128803&atid=712760

INSTALL OR UPGRADE NOTES
========================

Standard install

CYGWIN INSTALLATION INFORMATION
===============================

To install this package, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
<http://cygwin.com/> web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions. You'll find
the package listed in the "All" category. After installation, read the
documentation at directories:

    /usr/share/doc/<package-version>/*
    /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/<package-version>.README

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at <cygwin@cygwin.com>.

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