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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Applying HARMONY-1084 - 5.0 patches
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 11:07:49 GMT
The launcher changes wouldn't affect DRLVM, and it seems like the
com.ibm.oti -> org.apache.harmony wouldn't either, strangely...

geir

Tim Ellison wrote:
> 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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