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From Robin Garner <robin.gar...@anu.edu.au>
Subject Re: [performance] a few early benchmarks
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 05:20:52 GMT
Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x22B day of Apache Harmony Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>> Egor Pasko wrote:
>>
>>>> Scores are most visible things but we can not easily publish them for
>>>> all specs...
>>> not allowed -> won't publish. We have great free benchmarks (thanks to
>>> DaCapo guys!), they will give us a good picture.
>> Agreed, screw SPEC, I vote on focusing on DaCapo which, IMO, provide an
>> even better picture of real life applications and JVM variability.
> 
> Agreed.
> Do we have all necessary bugs filed against DaCapo to enable it
> running? I recall 3 blockers related:
> * SHA-1 (could not find in JIRA)

HARMONY-2135

> * X11 (headless DRLVM) issue (could not find in JIRA)

HARMONY-2128

> * jython (HARMONY-2137)
> // add to this list

There's also

HARMONY-2130  	 DaCapo antlr fails on drlvm

which can be worked around.

> 
> traditionally: "Let's fix 'em all!"
> 
>> I have also convinced myself that scimark2 is not that great of a
>> benchmark and tuning for it might mislead other things that are way more
>> important to our user base (like running tomcat or eclipse).
> 
> Agreed.
> 


-- 
Robin Garner
Dept. of Computer Science
Australian National University
http://cs.anu.edu.au/people/Robin.Garner/

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