The User Guide provides Jikes™ RVM information that is not typically covered in published papers. For high-level overviews, algorithms, and structures, you will find the published papers to be the best starting place. The User Guide supplements these Jikes RVM papers, focusing on implementation details of how to build, run, and add functionality to the system.

You may find sections of the User Guide missing, incomplete or otherwise confusing. We intend this document to live as a continual work-in-progress, hopefully growing and maturing as community members edit and add to the guide. Please accept this invitation to contribute.

Please send feedback, bug fixes, and text contributions to the mailing list. Constructive criticism will be cheerfully accepted.