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From "Pavel Rebriy" <pavel.reb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] what's next?
Date Fri, 30 Jun 2006 05:18:12 GMT
On 29/06/06, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Andrey Chernyshev wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > In addition to the already proposed generic tasks like 5.0 support or
> > concurrent GC mentioned by Ivan, I'd like to add some more specific
> > things that might be interesting for people to look at as well:
> >
> > (1) Complete Java bytecode verifier
> > Class structure verification and subroutines (e.g. finally blocks) has
> > to be added to the bytecode verifier in order to make it
> > full-functional (as required by JVMS spec).
>
> Do you think that it will be complete at that point?  It's my
> understanding that it's fairly difficult and subtle to get it right.
> I'm hoping that we can just get that from Sun :)


IMHO, developing of verifier is not so difficult. Is it subtle? - yes, but
not difficult.
It is not harder then developing of JIT :)

>
> > (2) Handling out of C memory conditions
> > VM must throw OutOfMemoryException when there is a lack of C memory.
> > For example, if local or global handle cannot be allocated then OOME
> > should be thrown – OutOfMemoryException must be thrown (this is
> > required by JNI/JVMTI spec).
>
> What does it do now?
>
> geir
>
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Best regards,
Pavel Rebriy

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