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From "Tony Wu" <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][kernel] Should we be compatible with RI ThreadGroup bug?
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:01:37 GMT
Joshua Bloch said, "thread groups are largely obsolete.","Avoid thread groups!"
I think it is not necessary to fullly comply with RI here ;-)

On 10/17/06, Elena Semukhina <elena.semukhina@gmail.com> wrote:
> As everyone keeps silence, I'd suggest to change implementation to be bug
> compatible with RI.
>
> On 10/15/06, Elena Semukhina <elena.semukhina@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On 10/14/06, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Elena Semukhina wrote:
> > > > Classlib test ThreadGroupTest.test_setMaxPriorityI() fails on DRLVM
> > > because
> > > > it expects behaviour that conflicts with specification.
> > > > The test passes on IBM VME and RI. The issue is reported at
> > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-1625 .
> > > >
> > > > Actually there is a bug report in
> > > > http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4708197 which
> > > agreed
> > > > that
> > > > this is a bug in RI and it should be fixed.
> > > >
> > > > Should we follow RI's behaviour and change drlvm ThreadGroup.java or
> > > should
> > > > we fix the test?
> > >
> > > I'm off-line at the moment so cannot look at the bug details.  The
> > > question is whether fixing the 'bug' will likely break any applications?
> >
> >
> > This question was discussed in Sun's bug report as well. A JCK test
> > detected this bug. The first evaluation stated that "This is relatively
> > obscure functionality and it's theoretically possible at that changing the
> > behavior will break running apps." The second evaluation suggested to
> > fix the implementation rather than change the spec. The bug is in progress
> > since 2002...
> >
> >
> >
> > > Regards,
> > > Tim
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com )
> > > IBM Java technology centre, UK.
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Thanks,
> > Elena
>
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Elena
>
>


-- 
Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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