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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-2201) [classlib][luni] Add creation of stub jvm.dll to luni module
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 12:20:27 GMT
+1 for common jvm.lib.
I'm already asked myself looking at drlvm's vmi impl - why do we need
this as separate lib, and could not find any compelling reason. On the
contrary, we would need to provide extra interface vm->vmi for
completing VMLS in DRLVM if we keep those libs separate.

2006/11/17, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> > We are doing this to conform to some convention, right?  If the
> > covention for jvm.dll is a standard invocation API, why would we also
> > bundle in the harmony-specific VMI API?
>
> No, take a look at the exports from a jvm.dll, it is the standard
> invocation API + vm-specific APIs.  I suggest we do the same (though in
> our case it is the two additional Harmony-specific VMI functions).
>
> > Why not keep that separate and try to push that forward as a convention
> > as well?
>
> Why try create another convention when there is one in use in the wild?
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
> --
>
> Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
> IBM Java technology centre, UK.
>

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