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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [vmi] thread library
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 18:49:41 GMT

On Feb 6, 2007, at 12:17 PM, Tim Ellison wrote:

> Ronald Servant wrote:
>> On 2/5/07, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>>> And why did you decide this was better than #1?
>> I didn't.  This could be considered step 1 towards doing #1.
>> Producing this patch was much quicker than trying to cease all use of
>> the port lib in the launcher.
>> Having said that, I'm not convinced that #1 is the real answer  
>> either.
> <snip>
> This is a good step forward.  It will relieve our immediate pain of
> colliding classlib/drlvm/VME threadlibs.  We can then take a breather
> and think again about how to bootstrap the portlib for use by the
> launcher, but the overhead of this solution is ok for now.

This isn't about it not being a good step forward, but rather why not  
examine the other solution. I always think modifying paths is a hack,  
compared to deliberately loading the library, for example


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