[pypy-dev] Building the jvm-improvements branch

Jez jezreel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 11:09:49 CEST 2012


On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 1:35 AM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 2:45 AM, Jez <jezreel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am thinking about contributing to the JVM backend, and I'm trying to
>> build the basic translator for a start. I'm trying out the jvm-improvements
>> branch since there has been some recent work done there, but I can't seem
>> to get it to build. Here's my setup: 32-bit Ubuntu, OpenJDK 6, building
>> with `python translate.py --opt=0 --backend=jvm targetpypystandalone.py`.
>> The translation fails with:
>>
>> [translation:ERROR]    File
>> "/mnt/hgfs/jez/src/pypy/pypy/translator/jvm/database.py", line 493, in
>> lltype_to_cts
>> [translation:ERROR]     raise AssertionError("Untranslatable type %s!" %
>> OOT)
>> [translation:ERROR]  AssertionError: Untranslatable type * Struct
>> timespec { c_tv_sec, c_tv_nsec }!
>>
>> Am I doing something wrong, or is this failure expected?
>>
>> Jez
>>
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> Hi Jez
>
> As a general note - the branches might fail. As a specific note - I can
> probably help you with this particular problem in a few days. This is some
> timing thing (not sure what) exposed in an ootype unfriendly way. Do you
> want more info about this problem to try to fix yourself?
>
> Cheers,
> fijal
>

Hey Fijal,

Yeah, I don't mind taking a stab at it myself if you could tell me where to
start :)

Cheers,
Jez
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