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From Steve Ash <>
Subject Re: [runtime] Stability of memory mapped file support
Date Sat, 12 Mar 2011 06:38:03 GMT

Thanks for your response Mladen.  I'll check back in a month or so.  We will
be targeting 1.6 so that won't be a problem.  I love the idea of commons
runtime, and wish I was in a position to offer assistance with grunt work.


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 12:22 AM, Mladen Turk <> wrote:

> On 03/12/2011 05:57 AM, Steve Ash wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am working on something that could benefit from using large memory
>> mapped
>> files.  I have had bad experiences with the built in support, and the lack
>> of deterministic unmapping in the past.  I am interested in the support
>> offered in Commons Runtime.  Is it complete or stable?  Any production
>> time?
> That's my sandbox project, and I'm currently reviewing the complete
> API since it collides/overlaps with Java7 API in some areas.
> Also I'll completely drop the Java5 support, so I wouldn't suggest
> you base anything on the current sandbox code any time soon.
> Anyhow, it's still in active development, and the original
> plan for replacing Daemon and Tomcat Native core functionality still
> stands, but since lots changed in JVM area since sandboxed, I
> had to rethink of few concepts, especially about using core Unsafe
> API which offers much higher JNI performance.
> Ping me back in a month or just watch the SVN activity, and I'll
> be able to give you more info then.
> Worse case? It might even go to the attic before exiting the sandbox.
> Sometimes I find developing inside ASF so frustrating, that I'm not
> sure I wish to do that again. It's not the same place I remember it
> was a decade ago.
> Regards
> --
> ^TM
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