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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][build] Where to put mmtk.jar?
Date Sat, 28 Oct 2006 04:28:20 GMT
On 10/27/06, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/27/06, Weldon Washburn <weldonwjw@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 10/26/06, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > 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.
> >
> >
> > Agreed its real easy to do.  But I for one would like Harmony to stay as
> > close to MMTk standard interfaces as possible.  And the best way to do
> > that
> > is download their *.class files.  Otherwise 3 years from now the world
> > will
> > have MMTk vmmagic and Harmony vmmagic that are not identical.
>
>
> +1
> This also will attract MMTk developers to our project. As Robin said our
> project has VM, compiler, classlib and everything else needed for J2SE in
> the same place. So we are more flexible for experiments then any other open
> Java platform I know.

Agree. As long as we have API documentation available for helper
developers, this is a good solution.

Thanks,
xiaofeng

> --
> Mikhail Fursov
>
>

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