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From "Zakharov, Vasily M" <vasily.m.zakha...@intel.com>
Subject RE: Implementing suncompat stubs
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2007 12:43:55 GMT

I have no idea what the class does, but the code is wrapped so
that if the class is not found, it just catches the exception
and goes on. It looks like addressing this class does not affect
Netbeans operation.

The only purpose for adding a stub to suncompat is to make Netbeans
compilable on Harmony.

See http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3280

 Vasily


-----Original Message-----
From: Geir Magnusson Jr. [mailto:geir@pobox.com] 
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2007 9:25 PM
To: dev@harmony.apache.org
Subject: Re: Implementing suncompat stubs

Any idea what that class does?

Would it be something we could make functional?  I'd love to see  
NetBeans work.

geir

On Mar 1, 2007, at 7:00 PM, Nathan Beyer wrote:

> NotImplementedException is intended to be a TODO marker, so don't go
> that route, since there wouldn't be any intent for Harmony to complete
> this task.
>
> I'd prefer UnsupportedOperationExceptions, but if returning nulls or
> no-ops makes things work a bit better, then that's fine.
>
> -Nathan
>
> On 3/1/07, Zakharov, Vasily M <vasily.m.zakharov@intel.com> wrote:
>> Hi, all,
>>
>> Netbeans uses RI-specific class (sun.awt.AppContext) directly, and  
>> that
>> makes it non-compilable on Harmony.
>>
>> I'm going to propose a patch to add a stub for that class to  
>> suncompat
>> module.
>>
>> But I'm not sure what is our policy on methods in such stubs, should
>> they return null, or throw java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException or
>> throw
>> org.apache.harmony.luni.util.NotImplementedException?
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Vasily Zakharov
>> Intel ESSD
>>

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