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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [jdktools] update
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:20:44 GMT


Tim Ellison wrote:
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> 1) I have a simple but working version of a 'launcher launcher' now in
>> jdktools, called 'samsa'.
> 
> Cool -- its been on my to-do list long enough that it was probably not
> going to reach the top <g>
> 
>> It's designed to live in jdk/bin under different names (javac, javap,
>> java...) and simply do the Right Thing to invoke the jre/bin java with
>> the right classpath and tool class specified.
> 
> Yep.  I see a bunch of hard-coded jars listed in there, which is fine
> for now, but we may want to move to the service provider model that we
> discussed ages ago, so we can drop in new implementations.

Yep

> 
>> Right now, we have 'javac' for linux :) and I'll test more tomorrow, and
>> port to Windows tomorrow.
>>
>> 2) I'll test (launcher) and finish (jpda) the native builds under
>> windows tomorrow.
>>
>> This should give us enough for our first JDK snapshot, which I hope to
>> do this weekend.
> 
> Great.  Remember the list of comments I had for the previous snapshot?
> If not I can point to them.

I remember :)

geir

> 
> Regards,
> Tim
> 

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