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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vmi] thread library
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2007 23:27:26 GMT
Angela Lin wrote:
> I agree with this proposal.
> 
> For most of the classlib, the classlib-threading contract should be
> straightforward.
> 
> There are a couple grey areas that concern me:
> - j.u.concurrent
> - j.l.management (ThreadMXBean etc.)
> j.u.concurrent seems to need some special VM support, and ThreadMXBean
> seems to need to know way too much about the VM threading model to be
> satisfied by a simple contract.
> 
> I think someone else had suggested that parts of lang-management might
> be considered kernel classes. Any thoughts?

Agreed, I expect that we will define a set of o.a.h kernel classes that
provide the lang-mgmt natives.  Same for some of the lock queries via
j.u.concurrent as you mention in the other (e-mail) thread.

Tim



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