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SubjectRe: Linux for JavaVM
> Yes: you are wrong. The bytecode does NOT support such C features as
> "dereference an arbitrary pointer". The Java VM is supposed to afford a
> safe, "boxed", environment for arbitrary Java code snippets. You can't do
> that if you would ever allow the bytecode equivalent of perfectly-legal C
> code such as "*(char *)0x123456 = 0x78" to run.

Im not convinced. If you declare your entire runspace as a single giant
object probably of word size and generate good use of the stack machine
for temporaries you can certainly build a C -> JavaVM environment with
some library support for calling other Java classes.


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