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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] A list of drlvm enhancements and limitations
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 21:03:21 GMT
Go for it.

Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> Hello
> You know that drlvm was donated by Intel and there was some period of time 
> while drlvm was developed internally. We had an internal bugzilla server to 
> track the issues. In an effort to move all development to the open this 
> internal bugzilla will be closed.
> The database is quite big and contains a lot of valuable information including 
> still open bugs. There are many of them which are not exactly bug reports, 
> but requests for enhancements or limitation problems. These small issues 
> didn't make it to README because they are mostly minor and low priority, but 
> it is better to use information which we have already than rediscover these 
> problems again.
> So not to create a lot of garbage in JIRA like problem requests without 
> patches I think it is better to create something like a TODO list for drlvm. 
> Not exactly bugs, but more like known limitations list.
> To give you an example, vm/vmcore/src/init/properties.cpp contains a #define 
> MAX_PROP_LINE 5120 which is a maximum property length specified in 
> vm.properties file. I am not even sure if this file still used, probably not, 
> but a buffer length limitation is still a bad thing.
> I think a good place for such list would be on wiki. I am going to create a 
> page for it so that everyone who has open bugs inside of Intel could add a 
> line or two describing a problem recorded in bugzilla. I have 3 like these 
> filed myself including the one I gave as an example.
> I don't know the number of such bugs overall, maybe it is not so big. But 
> before creating JIRAs for them I think it is better to collect a list on 
> wiki. What do you think?

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