[Lazarus] Can this be leveraged for Lazarus/FPC to target Java platforms? "... compile programs to MIPS binaries, and these are then translated into Java bytecode."

Michael Joyner mjoyner at vbservices.net
Tue Jun 21 14:24:01 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:17 AM, Hans-Peter Diettrich
<DrDiettrich1 at aol.com>wrote:

> Michael Joyner schrieb:
>> I noticed on a freshmeat.net <http://freshmeat.net> announcement that
>> there is a program called Cibyl that converters MIPS binaries into Java
>> bytecode.
> A closer look at Cibyl <http://code.google.com/p/**cibyl/wiki/Cibyl<http://code.google.com/p/cibyl/wiki/Cibyl>>
> is not very encouraging, WRT FPC/Lazarus compatibility :-(
> It would be easier[1] to add a Java target to FPC itself, and to make it
> use Java libraries instead of .dll or .so libraries. The language also would
> deserve modifications, because the built-in strings and other types must be
> replaced by the native Java types (using UTF-8). An application consequently
> would look more like Java code, with Pascal syntax only in statements.
> So.. things like the 'Jasmin' java assembler compiler are out also? (

> DoDi
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