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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][concurrent] Next IBM VME request
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2006 09:18:46 GMT
Tim Ellison wrote:
> Nathan Beyer wrote:
>   
>> For those kind souls working that help release the IBM VME, I'd like to ask
>> for an implementation of the "sun.misc.Unsafe" interface for the next
>> release to facilitate the 'concurrent' modules continued development. As
>> such, the only portion of the Unsafe class that would need to be implemented
>> is what's defined in the 'luni-kernel' module. Additionally, the
>> 'concurrent' module has one other requirement and that's the implementation
>> of a native method in AtomicLong [1]. My initial goal it to be able to
>> enable all of the tests in the 'concurrent' module's build (all tests are
>> currently disabled).
>>     
>
> Hey Nathan -- I'm just about to set off for a few days, but briefly, I'd
> expect that we'd agree on an addition to the luni kernel for some
> o.a.h.FooBar type that has the required functionality, and create
> sun.misc in the suncompat component.
>   

Agreed, this sounds like the right way to do it. Add a class to the 
suncompat module that redirects
method calls to some o.a.h class in luni kernel.

Regards,
Oliver

> Regards,
> Tim
>
>   
>> Let me and the list know how we can help if there's anything needed. Thanks.
>>
>>  
>>
>> -Nathan
>>
>>  
>>
>>  
>>
>> [1] private static native boolean VMSupportsCS8();
>>
>>
>>     
>
>   

-- 
Oliver Deakin
IBM United Kingdom Limited


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