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From Tim Ellison <telli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jchevm] APR issues
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 18:18:15 GMT
Enrico Migliore wrote:
> Archie, Geir and Stefano,
>  could you please take a look at the following assertion and correct it
> if  it's wrong:
> It's worth to remember, that the goal of porting JCHEVM to Cygwin/Windows,
> is to enable us, and the people interested, to have a development
> environment on Windows,
> in order to start working on the APR.

I'm not sure what you mean by 'in order to start working on the APR'?

> In principle, after adapting jchevm to the APR, jchevm will be buildable
> with:
>    1. GCC native - build on Linux an executable for Linux
>    2. GCC cross native - build on Linux an executable for Windows
> (without Cygwin)
>    3. MSVC native - build on Windows an executable for Windows
> The same thing applies to the Harmony Classlib

The class library native code uses the Harmony portlib to access much of
the OS-specific code covered in APR.  Rather than rewrite those natives,
and loose the additional characteristics of the portlib, it would make
more sense to implement the portlib on APR if that were desirable.



Tim Ellison (tellison@apache.org)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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