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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][build] Where to put mmtk.jar?
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2006 00:28:07 GMT
Hi, Mikhail, would you please educate me why this helper inlining work
depends on mmtk.jar? If only the unboxed classes are used, why can't
we write a simple replacement? That's just easy.

Thanks,
xiaofeng

On 10/26/06, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> I'm preparing the first patch with VM helpers inlining framework
> implementation.
> The Java fast-path helpers use org.vmmagic.unboxed classes (or "magic"
> classes ) to use address arithmetic in helpers. That is the mmtk.jar is
> required to build these classes.
> The problem is that I do not know what is the best place to put mmtk.jar.
> Should we make it downloadable from some 3rd party page? My vote is -1 here.
> Let's be careful about what is in the JAR.
> Could we put it directly into SVN? I'm +1 here. We have to decide only about
> a folder name.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> --
> Mikhail Fursov
>
>

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