[Haskell-cafe] GSOC idea: Haskell JVM bytecode library
scvalex at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 17:37:56 EDT 2010
How stable is it?
Was it easy to use?
Did it have enough documentation?
Do you think it could use a rewrite? If so, what should be done differently?
Could it be extended into something more?
(sorry for the barrage of questions, but you're the one person I've seen so
far, apart from the original programmer, that has experience with this)
On Friday 26 March 2010 21:27:26 you wrote:
> We've used this library to generate a prototype JVM backend for UHC about a
> year ago, and it Just Worked. That was probably on 6.10 or 6.8.
> On 26 mrt 2010, at 21:33, Brian Alliet wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 08:01:57PM +0000, Alexandru Scvortov wrote:
> >> I'm thinking of writing a library for analyzing/generating/manipulating
> >> JVM bytecode. To be clear, this library would allow one to load and
> >> work with JVM classfiles; it wouldn't be a compiler, interpretor or a
> >> GHC backend.
> > I wrote a JVM classfile library as part of LambdaVM (which is actually
> > a JVM backend for GHC, it is a bit bit-rotted though, I need to get
> > back into it):
> > http://darcs.brianweb.net/hsjava/
> > It requires my hsutils library (also available on darcs.brianweb.net).
> > I haven't touched the code in a while and it might need a tweak or two
> > with recent GHC versions. Drop me a line if you have any trouble
> > getting it working (and patches are certainly welcome).
> > There isn't much documentation, besides the code and a few example
> > programs that dump a pretty printed version of the data structure. I'd
> > be more than happy to give anybody who is interested in using it some
> > pointers though.
> > -Brian
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