What is Jato ?
Jato is an open source implementation of the JVM that aims to support the JVM specification Java SE 7 Edition. It is not complete but you can run some Java applications with it on 32-bit and 64-bit x86 Linux machines. Jato uses Boehm GC as its garbage collector and GNU Classpath to provide essential Java run-time libraries.
How can I try it out?
Use the following command to clone the git repository:
git clone git://github.com/jatovm/jato.git
and then check out the
README file for details how to compile and
install Jato on your machine.
- Aims to supports the Java virtual machine specification Java SE 7 Edition
- Supports modern 32-bit and 64-bit x86 CPUs on GNU/Linux
- Uses GNU Classpath for essential Java libraries
- Licensed under the GPLv2 + linking exception clause