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From "Mark Hindess" <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [jchevm] APR issues
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:28:31 GMT
On 27/02/06, Jean-frederic Clere <jfclere@gmail.com> wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> >
> > But that's way different than APR for the class lib portlib.
>
> So you have to create a apr.IA32 class lib, don't you?

Well, that's what I was thinking - though I'm not so sure that $arch
should be something that specific.

Initially at least I don't think we should be making a choice between
using apr.IA32 and writing platform specific natives.  I think we
should continue with what we have until such a time that apr becomes
the better choice.  So what we'd need now is a mechanism to override
the automatic choice of "platform".  I wouldn't be too surprised if
someone decided to create "platforms" for the other two (?) choices of
windows implementation - cygwin native and cygwin w/o cygwin.dll.

It might be useful to develop some tests to prove the natives for
platforms that don't yet have VM support.

Regards,
 Mark.

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Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>
IBM Java Technology Centre, UK.

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