Re: [dev][port] Porting sbase to Java

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:11:34 +0200


On Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:11:34 +0200 FRIGN <> wrote:
> Good day fellow hackers,
> Over the years I've wondered why we at suckless are still using such
> slow and antiquated languages like C and Bash instead of advanced and
> really fast ones like Java or C#.
> To adress this problem, I'm currently working on porting sbase to Java
> to bring more performance into this piece of software and make it suck
> less and more memory-efficient.
> Using Java, I found many ways to improve the echo-command. For
> instance, using a LinkedList of LinkedLists of Characters allows easy
> storage of parameters and easy access through LinkedList- and
> LinkedList<LinkedList>-Iterators.
> A StringBuffer is used to store the output.
> --
> Longer code usually is safer, because there are more ways to do it
> right.
> --
> As of now, I only ported the echo-command into More will
> come.
> Please let me know what you think about this great advancement.

This is great news. Now that suckless has reached the future we will see
a bright horizont of pleasure and commercial support.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Wed Apr 02 2014 - 09:11:34 CEST

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