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From Stanley Bradbury <Stan.Bradb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What are 'Optimized jarfiles' ?
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2007 18:08:45 GMT
John Embretsen wrote:
> Laura Stewart wrote:
>>  From what I understand form John, what are in the BIN and LIB
>> distributions are the same.  I am not sure what was meant by
>> "optimized".
> Well, as I wrote in a comment to DERBY-2390, "the so-called optimized 
> jars (i.e. the non-debug jars, without extra line number information) 
> are part of both the lib and the bin distributions. The non-optimized 
> (debug) jars are in the lib-debug distribution only."
> In other words, "optimized" basically means smaller footprint (for 
> example, derby.jar is almost 1 MB larger in lib-debug than lib for 
>, because the classes in the "optimized" jars don't include 
> extra debug information such as line numbers in stack traces. I don't 
> know if the extra debug information has any negative effects other 
> than increased file size.
> I too felt somewhat uncomfortable with the term "optimized jars" at 
> first, but I think I'm getting used to it know that I know what it 
> means ;)
>> On 6/14/07, Stanley Bradbury <Stan.Bradbury@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Am reviewing the Getting Started Guide and found a reference to
>>> 'optimized jarfiles' in the LIB distribution. Is this wrong or do the
>>> jarfiles in LIB now differ from the BIN distribution?
Thanks for the information.  Sometimes I miss discussions on new and 
improved features that get implemented and thought perhaps some great 
performance improvement was implemented.

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