By: Heikki Kultala (email@example.com), October 26, 2014 12:18 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
> There have been some Java CPU trial (even TI tried to make one, Java DSP, a cancelled internal R&D
> project). As far as I know all of these have failed because JIT's are doing a better job anyway.
> For instance Google gave Jazelle (ARM implementation of Java bytecode) a try, and finally went the
> JIT route. Jazelle is now deprecated.
.. And then they ended up making the jazelle RCT/ThumbEE, going back to the main ARM/Thumb2 instruction set, but adding just some stuff there to make it better target for JIT/AOT/hotspot-compiled java code.