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Re: [vox-tech] Compiling C into Java bytecode?
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Re: [vox-tech] Compiling C into Java bytecode?

I think I've heard of such program.  Sorry but I can't remember what it's
called or where I heard it.  I vaguely seem to recall hearing about it
from Brian Lavender but that's probably just in my imagination.  Have you
asked it on Saclug list?  Couldn't hurt.


On Sun, 29 Jun 2003, Rod Roark wrote:

> On Sunday 29 June 2003 02:32 am, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > Okay, just out of curiosity.  Say one wanted to create a 'Java application'
> > (e.g., something that runs in a web browser, cell phone or PDA JVM),
> > but they wanted to write the application using the C /language/.
> >
> > This is possible, is it not?  If so, are there some tools for this
> > under Linux?  (I see "gjc", the Java compiler from GNU, as well as
> > "gij", the Java bytecode interpreter from GNU; but nothing for
> > taking code in other programming languages and turning them into Java
> > bytecode)
> I don't know of any way to do that, nor why anyone would
> want to.  Java syntax already resembles C quite a bit.
> Tell them to write it in C, run it through a Java compiler,
> and fix the parts that don't work.  :-)
> Best,
> --
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