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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using APR for Harmony's native link to the OS?
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 20:32:19 GMT
Enrico Migliore wrote:
> Mladen Turk wrote:
> 
>> Enrico Migliore wrote:
>>
>>> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>>
>>> The GNU/Classpath guys, for example, have defined a standard 
>>> interface to underlying OS
>>> and that's it. Therefore I don't think we really need the APR layer.
>>>
>>
>> Well, perhaps some day, someone will just 'brake' and
>> instead of loosing hair decide simply to build a better
>> thing then GNU/Classpath is.
>>
>> The only reason why it's still there is because no one
>> wrote something different, but the same thing applies
>> to the JVM thought.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Mladen.
>>
> I wouldn't mind at all using a rock solid library like APR between the 
> JVM and the OS.
> The only problem I see here is: "performance, in terms of execution speed".

early optimization is the root to all evil, and I think it clearly 
applies here.

-- 
Stefano.


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