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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM] General stability
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 09:57:52 GMT
2006/11/9, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com>:
>
>
> Fedotov, Alexei A wrote:
> > Alexey Petrenko wrote,
> >> The only release I can imagine is Harmony Java5SE 100% compatible.
> >> To be Java5SE 100% compatible we need TCK first.
> >
> > +1
> >
>
> Yes - and I still think that talk of a release is a bit premature right now.
>
> The key things that I believe we need to focus on are
>
>  a) stability and
>
>  b) completeness.
>
>  c) reliability (which may be 'stability')
>
> (and not always in that order :)
>
>
> Things I'd like to see us do :
>
> 1)  We need to drive to fully working unit tests for both DRLVM and
> classlib  (using DRLVM).  Great progress has been made in this area, and
>  we should probably make this a "campaign" for DRLVM as we did for
> classlib.
>
> 2) Add stress tests
>
> 3) Get our CC-based build-test framework patched and running on as many
> platforms as possible, reporting breakage into the list.
>
> 4) Identify problem areas and focus on them.  For example, threading in
> DRLVM...
>
> 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

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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