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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: New IBM VME available soon
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 15:56:59 GMT
Alexei Zakharov wrote:
> 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?

Yes, it is a fully functioning 5.0 vm, so it allows all 5.0 features (as far
as our classlib supports)

Regards,
Oliver

>
>
> 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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>
>

-- 
Oliver Deakin
IBM United Kingdom Limited


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