Subject: Re: IBM Jikes compiler and NetBSD wide char support
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/17/2000 13:34:54
>like all who tried to build Jikes 1.0.6 on NetBSD, I found that it requires
>a rudimentary level of wide char support that NetBSD's libc does not
>supply. What is in the pkg system currently only builds on Solaris.
>Directed by a pointer on port-mac68k a while ago, I came across a wchar
>library in the contrib subdir of the X11R5 distribution. That library is
>not quite finished and needs a few touches to compile, but it provides the
>five or so functions that Jikes wants.
>I have built Jikes against this library on sparc, mac68k and i386 and have
>regular automated builds of a Java project running at work on i386.

	not sure what Jikes requires against libc, but you may want to
	try this one.