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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] POLL : supported platforms
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:47:32 GMT


Konovalova, Svetlana wrote:
> Stepan, 
> 
> I support you idea, but IMHO the page you pointed out to is out-of-date.
> I suggest using
> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Platforms_to_Run_Harmony_Development_Kit_
> on  as it seems to be much more suitable. I tried to support it adding
> up-to-date info and posting the discussion issues. I'll be glad if you
> find the aforementioned page useful :)  
> 

I don't think that's a good page, because I think that what you mention 
above is developer-focused, and our "support platforms" is an end-user 
concept.

geir

> Cheers,
> Sveta
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stepan Mishura [mailto:stepan.mishura@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006 11:46 AM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org; geir@pobox.com
> Subject: Re: [general] POLL : supported platforms
> 
> On 10/16/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> We're a volunteer project, so "supported" is based on interest in
>> community.  Lets be clear by writing down a set of platforms that we
> as
>> a community commit to support.
>>
>> I think we can define "support" as - "one or more people in the
>> community tests on that platform on a regular basis, there are users
>> that use that platform, and we have people volunteering to find and
> fix
>> bugs that specifically affect that platform"
>>
>> Just throw things out there and we'll gather the results and see
> what's
>> popular.  We'll summarize in 3 days.  Please be clear in indicating
> what
>> you think should be reported.  Don't vote against anything. To start,
>> using a broad brush :
> 
> 
> Geir,
> 
> I'd like to summarize the discussion to put the summary to web-site. I'm
> going to add something like: "We aimed to support wide range of
> different
> platforms. The main criteria if platform is supported or not is that
> there
> are people interesting in running test on regular base, reporting build
> status, finding and fixing bugs for that platform. A list of currently
> supported platforms can be found at
> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Platforms_to_Run_VM_on. "
> 
> BTW, I think we can also  use as indication if a platform is supported
> if
> someone set up Harmony build-and-test infra on the platform and
> regularly
> run it.
> 
> Comments? Objections?
> 
> Thanks,
> Stepan.
> 
> 
> Windows
>> =======
>> Windows XP x86
>>
>> Linux
>> =====
>> Ubuntu 6 x86
>> Ubuntu 5 x86
>> RHEL  (version ?) x86
>> FC (version ?) x86
>> SUSE (verion ?) x86
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 

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