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  1. RVM-929

Follow Java Virtual Machine Specification

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    • Type: Wish
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Medium
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: git tip
    • Fix Version/s: 1000
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      The Jikes Research Virtual Machine does not follow the Java Virtual Machine Specification. A JVM that is free software only has access to the Java Compatibility Kit (Oracle's tests for the Java platform including the JVM) if it is GPL licensed and derives "significantly" from OpenJDK. Both conditions currently do not apply to the Jikes Research Virtual Machine.

      As far as I know there are free software test suites that cover the classpath libraries (Mauve) or the APIs that require support by the JVM (Malva), but there is no free software test suite that covers the JVM specification.

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                ebrangs Erik Brangs
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