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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New IBM VME available soon
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 15:56:40 GMT
Hi,

> > I'm pleased to announce that a new 5.0 level IBM VME will be made
> > available soon at:

Great!

> >  - Change Java build target from jsr14 to 1.5 :)
> Does DRLVM supports 1.5 classes now?

The more specific question: does it support 1.5 annotations?


Thanks,

2006/8/7, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com>:
> Great news, Oliver!
>
> 2006/8/7, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'm pleased to announce that a new 5.0 level IBM VME will be made
> > available soon at:
> >   http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/harmony/index.html
> >
> > The new VME downloads are named Harmony-vme-win.IA32-v4.zip and
> > Harmony-vme-linux.IA32-v4.tar.gz. I would like to stress that if you
> > download these packages now, they will *not* work with the class library
> > code currently in Harmony Subversion. I have created a new JIRA
> > (HARMONY-1084) containing patches for Harmony classlib and  the Eclipse
> > Harmony plugin which are required to be able to use the new VME. The
> > patches make the following changes:
> >  - Change Java build target from jsr14 to 1.5 :)
> Does DRLVM supports 1.5 classes now?
>
> >  - Change the bootclasspath system property name from
> > com.ibm.oti.system.class.path to org.apache.harmony.boot.class.path
> >  - Create a new org.apache.harmony.luni.platform.Environment class that
> > contains two (currently stubbed) getenv() methods. Once these methods
> > are implemented, VM writers will be able to redirect System.getenv()
> > calls to this class.
> >  - Rename clearvm.dll/libclearvm.so to harmonyvm.dll/libharmonyvm.so,
> > and update the launchers reference to this library.
> >  - Rename clearvm.properties to harmonyvm.properties, and update the
> > Eclipse plugin to find this file.
> >  - Update tests.api.java.lang.reflect.ArrayTest and
> > tests.api.java.lang.ThreadGroupTest to reflect changes between 1.4 and
> > 5.0 behaviour.
> >
> >
> > Once the classlib patch has been applied, you will need to download the
> > new VME in order to continue developing with the IBM VM. The previous
> > version of the VME will no longer be compatible.
> >
> > I will send out a further mail when the new VME is available to download
> > and use.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Oliver
> >
> > --
> > Oliver Deakin
> > IBM United Kingdom Limited
> >
> >
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> >
>
> SY, Alexey
>
> --
> Alexey A. Petrenko
> Intel Middleware Products Division
>
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Alexei Zakharov,
Intel Middleware Product Division

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