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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] DRLVM, jre/bin/default and launcher
Date Wed, 04 Oct 2006 12:18:14 GMT
Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> As we know the current IBM VM does not support all 'standard' java options.
> 
> IBM VM peoples, could you give some expectation when this support will be
> available (1 month, 3 or 6 ...)?

Why do we as the Harmony project care?

geir

> 
> thanks, Vladimir
> 
> 
> 
> The standard options from my point of view are (without deprecated):
> tmp>java
> Usage: java [-options] class [args...]
>           (to execute a class)
>   or  java [-options] -jar jarfile [args...]
>           (to execute a jar file)
> 
> where options include:
>    -client       to select the "client" VM
>    -server       to select the "server" VM
>    -hotspot      is a synonym for the "client" VM  [deprecated]
>                  The default VM is client.
> 
>    -cp <class search path of directories and zip/jar files>
>    -classpath <class search path of directories and zip/jar files>
>                  A ; separated list of directories, JAR archives,
>                  and ZIP archives to search for class files.
>    -D<name>=<value>
>                  set a system property
>    -verbose[:class|gc|jni]
>                  enable verbose output
>    -version      print product version and exit
>    -version:<value>
>                  require the specified version to run
>    -showversion  print product version and continue
>    -jre-restrict-search | -jre-no-restrict-search
>                  include/exclude user private JREs in the version search
>    -? -help      print this help message
>    -X            print help on non-standard options
>    -ea[:<packagename>...|:<classname>]
>    -enableassertions[:<packagename>...|:<classname>]
>                  enable assertions
>    -da[:<packagename>...|:<classname>]
>    -disableassertions[:<packagename>...|:<classname>]
>                  disable assertions
>    -esa | -enablesystemassertions
>                  enable system assertions
>    -dsa | -disablesystemassertions
>                  disable system assertions
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/4/06, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Salikh Zakirov wrote:
>> > Andrey Chernyshev wrote:
>> >
>> >> 1.  Fix the DRLVM layout - rename vmcore to "harmonyvm" and move
>> >> ..dll/.so into the "default" subdirectory such that one doesn't 
>> have to
>> >> type -vm and -vmdir options;
>> >>
>> >
>> > While would you want to rename DRLVM to Harmony VM?
>> > It feels to me like claiming DRLVM to be "the only" Harmony VM.
>> > On the contrary, I thought Harmony project is about *encouraging*
>> diversity.
>> >
>> > I think having library named libdrlvm.so would be much better.
>> >
>>
>> The Harmony launcher looks for harmonyvm.dll as its default vm library.
>> It's just a generic
>> name so that the launcher can find the correct library without -vm. The
>> IBM VME also
>> contains a harmonyvm.dll, which is why it works without specifying
>> command line options
>>
>> Regards,
>> Oliver
>>
>> >
>> >> 2. Exclude building of the "original" launcher from the DRLVM build -
>> >> it currently conflicts with the classlib launcher (both are called
>> >> "java").
>> >>
>> >> 3. Aside from the hythread, it may also have a sense to make the
>> >> classlib and DRLVM using the same zlib dll/so (preferably the system
>> >> one).
>> >>
>> >
>> >
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>> >
>>
>> -- 
>> Oliver Deakin
>> IBM United Kingdom Limited
>>
>>
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