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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New IBM VME available soon
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 16:07:18 GMT
Great -- here goes...

I'll announce in a separate thread when done.

Tim

Ivan Volosyuk wrote:
> I have checked fresh classlib + drlvm + harmony-1084 classlib patch.
> Smoke tests work fine for me.
> -- 
> Ivan
> 
> On 8/8/06, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Eager to hear sounds of testNG :)
>>
>> Yeah, but we still need working implementation of java.util.concurrent
>> to run 1.5 version of TestNG..
>>
>>
>> 2006/8/8, Jimmy, Jing Lv <firepure@gmail.com>:
>> > Oliver Deakin wrote:
>> > > 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 :)
>> > > - 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
>> > >
>> >
>> > Great! :)
>> >
>> > Eager to hear sounds of testNG :)
> 
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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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