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From "Jimmy, Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ClassLib][Instrument]Put tests to Harmony (and Support_Exec)
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 02:25:38 GMT
Oliver Deakin wrote:
> Jimmy, Jing Lv wrote:
>> Hi,
>>     The development on instrument is going to an end (I may still 
>> apply a few patches of refine). And the tests for it do help a lot in 
>> finding bugs and applying compatibility with RI, and special thanks to 
>> Stepan and "Support_Exec". :)
>>     However, I still have a problem with Support_Exec, it usually, if 
>> not always, meets a problem in loading kernel classes. Tracing into 
>> the code, I find it add a parameter "-Xbootclasspath:" to launcher 
>> with a System Property("com.ibm.oti.system.class.path", I'm using J9 
>> for DRLVM not ready for jvmti yet). But the property was null on my 
>> workspace. After deleting that parameter, I get all tests pass using 
>> both Ant and eclipse. So can someone tell me how to handle this? Or 
>> can I make a little update to it?
> One problem here will be that com.ibm.oti.system.class.path went out 
> with VME v3.
> In VME v4 we use org.apache.harmony.boot.class.path (see
> modules\luni\src\main\native\luni\shared\luniglob.c). Looking at 
> Support_Exec, it
> appears that this setting is out of date and should be updated with the 
> new value.
> Does this fix your problem?

I see :)
So could I fix this value?

>>      All existing tests has pass on both Harmony and RI in my 
>> workspace(Linux/windows) when make a little change to lib name. Though 
>> VM may not be updated for it very soon, I'd like to add tests to 
>> Harmony, make it excluded first until VM ready, in order that some one 
>> who is interested can check by making a little change and run tests. 
>> Any comments/suggestions?
> Sounds like a good idea - it seems that the workaround to run on the IBM 
> is pretty straightforward, so people will be able to run the tests if 
> they want to.
> Then when a new VME is out and/or drlvm catches up we can make the tests
> "live".

Great, if no objections I'll apply tests soon :)

> Regards,
> Oliver


Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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