Porting box64 for RISC-V: Call for Collaboration

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Wei Wu (吴伟)

Mar 22, 2023, 10:16:46 PM3/22/23
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Hi all,

I'd like to share the progress of RISC-V porting project for box64.
box64 is a Linux Userspace x86_64 Emulator with a twist[1]. The
creator and a few contributors are actively working on add a new
RISC-V JIT backend. A demo can be found here[2].

> Box64's Dynarec for RISCV is very young: there are just a few opcode implemented for now, and that explains why loading and transition are slow. This will improve over time as more and more opcode are implemented.

It may need a few months to finish, and they're welcome more
developers to join the effort.

[1] https://github.com/ptitSeb/box64
[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G9zMIaAvjY

Best wishes,
Wei Wu (吴伟)

Wei Wu (吴伟)

May 28, 2023, 11:54:40 AM5/28/23
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Hi all,

FYI the author of box86 and box64 just wrote a blog sharing the latest
porting status for RISC-V: It is almost done! Cheers!

[1] https://box86.org/author/admin8557/
[2] https://box86.org/2023/05/box64-and-risc-v/
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