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From "Xiao-Feng Li" <xiaofeng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Reminder: stable build goal at end of month
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 08:17:21 GMT
On 4/18/07, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/18/07, Rana Dasgupta <rdasgupt@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > In addition to specs and eclipse, there are the tests that come with
> > "build test". Are there any more tests we are worried about?
> It can be unrelated to JavaOne milestone but we must start thinking that we
> are worried about any application written on Java if we want to
> annouce 1.5release soon.
> I try different 3rd party application daily with Harmony (and gcv4) and have
> rather odd results: we run almost everything, but every app I tried
> reveals at least one bug/incompatibility that prevents it run on Harmony.
> Most of the problems I have are with classlib/VM/JIT but not GC ones. I hope
> gcv5 have the same stability level as gcv4.
> I understand the risk of switching before an event, but we will have
> > to do it at some point. Not much point in writing it and then not
> > using it. Doing it still gives us a few weeks before Java One to see
> > if there are problems. How about running it as default for a week
> > before we decide?
> If we have 2-3 weeks I'm +1 to try.
> + We have to update server.emconf in this case.
> BTW I remember a proposal to move all GC helpers written in Java with magic
> into the same package (i.e. avoid .gc_cc. or .gc_gen. token in the package
> name). In this case we can switch GC without additional changes in
> server.emconf. Xiao-Feng, what do you think about it?

Mikhail, I think it's a good idea to let server conf run with
different GCs without modifications. The real problem is, we need a
way to inform EM which helpers are inlined for different GCs. Maybe
this GC-specific conf can stay with the GC?


> --
> Mikhail Fursov


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