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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] creation of "jdktools"
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2006 20:35:45 GMT
2006/10/31, Ivan Popov <ivan.g.popov@gmail.com>:
> Ilya,
>
> I'd like this idea. But I think having two tools.jar libraries
> (jdk/jre/lib/tools.jar and jdk/lib/tools.jar) may be quite confusing.
> It's convenient for JDK to have jdk/lib/tools.jar and many programs
> explicitly include it into CLASSPATH. I suggest renaming second
> tools.jar (going to JRE) to jretools.jar or something ike this, so
> we'll have
>
>   jdk/jre/lib/jretools.jar
>   jdk/lib/tools.jar
+1
>
> which should be less confusing.
>
> Thanks.
> Ivan
>
> On 10/30/06, Ilya Neverov <ilya.neverov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I want to gather opinions about structure of the "jdktools" component.
> >
> > I'm going to create scripts for moving tools' sources from classlib/
> > to top-level directory jdktools/ and to prepare patches for build
> > system for building tools from new place.
> >
> > I think the following structure will be appropriate for future
> > evolution of the jdktools:
> >
> > jdktools/trunk/
> >               build.xml
> >               make/
> >               doc/
> >               modules/
> >                       jre/         #  keytool, tool launcher go here
> >                          build.xml #  classes go to jdk/jre/lib/tools.jar
> >                          make/
> >                          src/
> >                       jdk/         #  javac, jarsigner go here
> >                          build.xml #  classes go to jdk/lib/tools.jar
> >                          make/
> >                          src/
> >                       jdwp/        #  separate module for large component
> >                          build.xml
> >                          make/
> >                          src/
> >
> > Assumptions which look reasonable for jdktool's build subsystem:
> >
> > 1) it works in presence of built classlib (as HDK binaries or as a
> > result of classlib phase of overall build);
> > 2) the 'jre' module is always built before building 'jdk' to provide
> > generic tool launcher and the jre/lib/tools.jar. Probably it will be
> > easy to obtain these items from HDK.
> >
> > I'm rather newbie in the Harmony build system so your thoughts will be
> > very helpful.
> >
> > Thank you
> > -Ilya
>


-- 
Alexey A. Petrenko
Intel Middleware Products Division

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