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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-2862) [classlib][suncompat] ICU references sun.io classes that are absent
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2006 01:29:23 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
> On Dec 26, 2006, at 8:12 PM, Paulex Yang wrote:
>
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> ROTFL
>>>
>>> Who makes this library?  IBM?  :)
>>>
>>> I think we need to add these classes to our suncompat package...
>>>
>>> geir
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 25, 2006, at 8:20 PM, Zakharov, Vasily M wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I wonder what must we do to this issue.
>>>> Any opinions?
>> AFAIK, these four classes in ICU4JNI are not used by Harmony's 
>> nio_char module, whatever directly or indirectly(i.e., you can remove 
>> these classes from ICU4JNI without affecting Harmony functionality), 
>> and nio_char should be the only module which refers to ICU4JNI, so I 
>> suppose they are not needed to be loaded?
>
> What if a users wanted to use this package on Harmony?
I've no objection to add sun.io.CharToByteConverter to suncompat, 
because I guess this is one of the most used Sun JDK implementation 
classes, but I think we may have other options to deal with this ICU4JNI 
issue, for example, remove these four classes from our build if legal, 
ICU4JNI is provided only in source codes, so we need to build it into a 
binary jar ourselves anyway.
>
> geir
>
>>>>
>>>>  Vasily
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Vasily Zakharov (JIRA) [mailto:jira@apache.org]
>>>> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 7:54 PM
>>>> To: commits@harmony.apache.org
>>>> Subject: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-2862) [classlib][suncompat] ICU
>>>> references sun.io classes that are absent
>>>>
>>>> [classlib][suncompat] ICU references sun.io classes that are absent
>>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>>                  Key: HARMONY-2862
>>>>                  URL: 
>>>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-2862
>>>>              Project: Harmony
>>>>           Issue Type: Bug
>>>>           Components: Classlib
>>>>             Reporter: Vasily Zakharov
>>>>             Priority: Minor
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> DRLVM bootclasspath contains icu4jni-3.4.jar, that contains 4 classes
>>>> that can't be loaded. These classes are:
>>>>
>>>> com.ibm.icu4jni.converters.ByteToCharConverterICU extends
>>>> sun.io.ByteToCharConverter
>>>> com.ibm.icu4jni.converters.ByteToCharGB18030 extends
>>>> ByteToCharConverterICU
>>>> com.ibm.icu4jni.converters.CharToByteConverterICU extends
>>>> sun.io.CharToByteConverter
>>>> com.ibm.icu4jni.converters.CharToByteGB18030 extends
>>>> CharToByteConverterICU
>>>>
>>>> These classes can't be loaded because they extend classes from sun.io
>>>> package that are not available in Harmony classlib.
>>>>
>>>> There're two ways to resolve this issue:
>>>>
>>>> 1. Create stubs for sun.io.ByteToCharConverterICU and
>>>> sun.io.CharToByteConverter in suncompat module.
>>>>
>>>> 2. Consider the four classes mentioned above non-needed for Harmony
>>>> operation and close this issue as Won't Fix.
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --Paulex Yang
>> China Software Development Lab
>> IBM
>>
>>
>
>


-- 
Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab
IBM



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