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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vm][classlib] hythr library
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 10:43:12 GMT
2006/11/24, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> > 2006/11/13, Andrey Chernyshev <a.y.chernyshev@gmail.com>:
> >> Seems like we don't have any VM at the moment which would be really
> >> using the hythr from classlib. Even IBM VME doesn't use the hythr. As
> >> Tim wrote earlier, VME is using it's own threading library called
> >> j9thr23 [1]. Does it differ a much from the hythr?
> >
> > Is that really so? Tim?
> That is really so, and it does not differ greatly from hythr.
If it is really so then why IBM VME needs hythr in bin? Let's remove
it from there. Leave a stub in classlib to build with. And move hythr
for DRLVM to VM directory as for IBM VME.

> >> Guess it might be favourable for the classlib + IBM VME stack as well
> >> if it was using a single thread library. Would it be possible for VME
> >> to include a straightforward hythr implementation which can delegate
> >> hythread_* calls to the j9thr23?
> >
> > I do not quite understand this approach... :(
> > How it will look like? We keep hythr library in bin directory and it
> > forwards the calls to VM specific threading library?
>
> That appears to be the proposal.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
> --
>
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>

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