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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jdktools] Eclipse debugger is now supported with Harmony JDK
Date Fri, 29 Dec 2006 16:47:17 GMT
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.
> 
> 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.
> 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.
> 
> 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.

Ivan,

very nice job!! Keep up the great work!

-- 
Stefano.


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