Java News from Tuesday, July 5, 2005

Etienne Gagnon has released version 1.12 of SableVM, a Java bytecode interpreter (that is, a virtual machine) written in C. "SableVM requires an ANSI/ISO C compiler (but preferably GCC) and a POSIX platform. It requires a strong memory model (sequential consistency) on multiprocessor systems." SableVM is available for GNU/Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD. Besides bug fixes, changes in 1.12 include:

SableVM is published under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).