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From "Mikhail Fursov" <mike.fur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Reminder: stable build goal at end of month
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 08:19:38 GMT
I'm Ok.
It's not an urgent problem until we have only one GC (gcv4 in the past and
gcv5 in the future) and do not need to modify emconf files often.

On 4/18/07, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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?
>
> Thanks,
> xiaofeng
>
> >
> > --
> > Mikhail Fursov
> >
>
>
> --
> http://xiao-feng.blogspot.com
>



-- 
Mikhail Fursov

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