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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New IBM VME available soon
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2006 15:46:17 GMT
Great news, Oliver!

2006/8/7, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
> 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 :)
Does DRLVM supports 1.5 classes now?

>  - 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
>
> --
> Oliver Deakin
> IBM United Kingdom Limited
>
>
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SY, Alexey

-- 
Alexey A. Petrenko
Intel Middleware Products Division

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