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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [ClassLib][Instrument]Put tests to Harmony (and Support_Exec)
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 08:19:12 GMT
Jimmy, Jing Lv wrote:
> 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 appears that this setting is out of date and should be updated with 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?

Yes - I'd say it definitely *should* be fixed!


>>>      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 
>> 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

Oliver Deakin
IBM United Kingdom Limited

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