Project Proposal: BSD port

Dalibor Topic Dalibor.Topic at Sun.COM
Sat Aug 2 00:24:04 UTC 2008

Rob Ross wrote:
> So one could download OpenJDK and build it on a Mac (with the suitable 
> hardware and OS version), and run it there as well? But this would be 
> totally in "unix" land, e.g., using X11 for the UI, BSD libraries for 
> the system calls, etc?
> Is this correct?
> If so, what would be the logical next steps (after this project has a 
> stable build) in order to add a native Mac OS X port to the OpenJDK, 
> using for example, native Cocoa code (or Core Graphics?) for rendering 
> the UI? 
I'm not an AWT guy, but Roman Kennke and Mario Torre hacking on the 
Cacciocavallo project may be able to help figure out how to plug into 
the existing architecture.

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