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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] creating a new snapshot, and planned breakage heads-up
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2006 09:50:58 GMT
Nathan Beyer wrote:
> Not that my vote counts for a huge amount,

it does with me ... you have sent in good patches, so I care what you think.

> but as long as there's a new IBM
> Harmony VME or alternative available in a reasonable amount of time, do as
> you please.

The plan is to make the VME V2 available before the reorg of classlib
that requires it.

> As I prefer to stick with hacking around in the classlib modules
> and leave the rocket science up the smart folk, I'm very dependent on a
> working VM to build and execute test cases against.

understood - me too.


> That's my two cents worth.
> -Nathan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Ellison [mailto:t.p.ellison@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 8:58 AM
> To: harmony-dev
> Subject: [classlib] creating a new snapshot, and planned breakage heads-up
> I'd like to propose that we create a new snapshot of the classlib code
> and make it available on the binary downloads page:
> 	http://cvs.apache.org/dist/incubator/harmony/snapshots/
> Now that the security2 code is integrated into the build it seems a good
> time to refresh the snapshot, and there have been quite a few fixes in
> other parts.
> In addition, and once the snapshot is safely tucked away, I'd like to
> break the world :-)
> I want to rename some of the packages in LUNI from com.ibm to
> org.apache.  Some of these packages are referenced by kernel code, which
> means that there will need to be a new IBM Harmony VME made available on
> Developerworks.  Unfortunately (due to the renaming) you will not be
> able to use an old Harmony VME with the new classlib code and vice versa.
> Please indicate ASAP if you object to this renaming work taking place
> within the next couple of days.
> Regards,
> Tim


Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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