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From "Tony Wu" <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jdktools] Eclipse debugger is now supported with Harmony JDK
Date Fri, 29 Dec 2006 15:20:25 GMT
Good news!
Can we say Harmony is completely support Eclipse?

On 12/29/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> On Dec 29, 2006, at 8:27 AM, Ivan Popov wrote:
>
> > Once jdktools building problems and several JVMTI issues had been
> > fixed, I created local snapshot of Harmony JDK (using federated build)
> > and tested it with Eclipse debugger. It appeared working well on both
> > Windows and Linux (IA32), so it is possible now to use Eclipse
> > debugger for debugging Java applications running on Harmony JRE. I
> > think we can add Eclipse JDT debugger to the list of supported
> > applications.
>
> Woot!
>
> Care to post some instructions for people - say on the wiki for now,
> and we'll move to our site?
>
> >
> > There are still several minor issues with full JDWP support, I've
> > submitted them to JIRA and will provide patches for JDWP agent. I
> > revealed also a couple of JVMTI problems in DRLVM implementation to be
> > submitted to JIRA. All this does not prevent one from using Eclipse
> > debugger for typical debug scenarios, because these problems usually
> > appear in specific cases.
> >
> > I'd like also to improve jdktools build to enable building and running
> > JDWP unit tests and include these tests into regular testing process.
>
> Thanks for the reminder.  I didn't get those done when getting JDWP
> into the jdktools.  If you don't beat me to it, I'll get them
> integrated.
>
> And I agree, we need to get the tests integrated into the regular
> process.  Also, we should also start testing the other tools as
> well.  (Make sure javac does something useful, etc...)
>
> > This will check that JVMTI debug support is not broken with DRLVM
> > changes as it sometimes occur, but will probably require changing
> > testing infrastructure to use full JDK build instead of sole classlib
> > and/or DRLVM components. I'm going to work on this and would
> > appreciate any help.
>
> Remember, changes to the testing infrastructure can be additive -
> IOW, add a target for CC that does the JDK tools testing, using the
> full JDK build, rather than changing it to be "instead of".
>
> >
> > I've tested also Eclipse TPTP profiler and it appeared working well
> > with Harmony JRE in general, but currently is blocked by HARMONY-2905.
> > Will continue working on this.
>
> Again, any simple how-tos on this would be magnificent...
>
> geir
>
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Ivan
> > Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division
>
>


-- 
Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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