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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM] General stability
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 15:59:15 GMT


Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x21C day of Apache Harmony Mikhail Loenko wrote:
>> 2006/11/9, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>>>
>>>
>>> I do think of us having a 'zero regression' policy except in cases where
>>> we make the explicit decision to break.  (like we did with TM, for example)
>> +1 for 'zero regression' unless explicitely agreed
> 
> I am +1 for "'zero regression' unless explicitely agreed" at least for
> (c/jit-)unit, kernel, classlib tests. Do you think of including
> Eclipse UT, DaCapo, etc. to the 'zero regression' set? 
> 
> That would probably be good, I am afraid of too heavy checks for each
> small patch. 

This wouldn't be done by each committer - it's too heavy.  We'd have CI 
running continuously to tell us when we broke something.  Our 
committment would be to fix things that CI found immediately...

geir

> 
>> Thanks,
>> Mikhail
>>
>>>
>>>> I hesitate to say that again, but we also need to decide about VM we
>>>> will use for that release. I like the following mission: "Class library
>>>> and DRLVM pass TCK on Ubuntu 6". I'm open for any other mission which is
>>>> challenging, understandable and short enough.
>>> Well, we'll need Windows XP and RHEL as well.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Writing down this mission certainly shouldn't inhibit individuals from
>>>> achieving other goals at Harmony. But it would help the rest of
>>>> community to concentrate on the common task.
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/harmony/Platforms_to_Run_Harmony_Development_Kit_
>>>> on
>>>>
>>>> With best regards,
>>>> Alexei Fedotov,
>>>> Intel Java & XML Engineering
>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Alexey Petrenko [mailto:alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2006 10:36 AM
>>>>> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: [DRLVM] General stability
>>>>>
>>>>> 2006/11/8, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com>:
>>>>>> On 11/8/06, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Probably it's time to create some release plan :)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> So let's start this discussion?
>>>>>> Good idea!
>>>>>> The only release I can imagine is Harmony Java5SE 100% compatible.
>>>>> To be Java5SE 100% compatible we need TCK first.
>>>>> So we could think about some less impressive goal for the first release
>>>> :)
>>>>> SY, Alexey
>>>
> 

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