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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Applying HARMONY-1084 - 5.0 patches
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 10:54:20 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 
> Tim Ellison wrote:
>> Once I apply the HARMONY-1084 patches, the classlib code will only be
>> usable with the new IBM VME v4 available now from Developerworks [1].
>>
> 
> We need to make sure that DRLVM is ready first, although looking at the
> the patch, I'm not sure there's much to be done.

Right, that's why I put out the call.

> Worrysome, given the boot classpath property.
> 
> I am in the process of running for a plane. (There's news...)  Can
> someone verify that there will be no problem w/ DRLVM before we do this?
> 
> 
>> Can other VM folk let me know if/when they are comfortable with that
>> patch being applied?  The contents were described by Oliver, and the
>> patch file is short enough to read.
>>
>> The only potential breakages I see for you are the renaming of a system
>> property, and the launcher looking for a different DLL name.
> 
> Right - that was my worry, the system property, but I didn't find that
> on first pass.
> 
> The launcher change is irrelevant for now, since there are other issues
> that need to be fixed w/ DRLVM before it works properly w/ the launcher,
> where "properly" is defined as "having all the DRLVM artifacts in a
> /default or other subdirectory of jre/bin" :)

Yep.  Just want to ensure the *current* VM states are not regressed by
applying the patch -- we all agree there is more work to be done.

Regards,
Tim

> geir
> 
>> Regards,
>> Tim
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/harmony/index.html
> 
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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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