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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [tools][launcher] Where should the launcher code reside?
Date Thu, 03 May 2007 12:37:02 GMT
I think that luni module of class library is not the correct place for
launcher... jdktools looks much better.

SY, Alexey

2007/5/3, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> Up until yesterday we had two copies of the launcher code, one in
> classlib LUNI module, and one in jdktools.  Hopefully we all agree that
> we don't need two copies of the code.
> Yesterday I removed the launcher from classlib, and updated the one in
> jdktools; but that seems to break a number of people who rely on
> building classlib and dropping in a built VM to run a JRE.
> Arguably, the 'right' way to work is either to build an HDK from scratch
> (i.e. a full federated build), or download a pre-built HDK then
> build&test the classlib|vm|jdktools against that.  Then you will always
> have a full installation, and can update the bits you are working on.
> But if people want to keep working with just the classlib and VM then I
> have no objection to leaving the launcher in the classlib area.  It
> doesn't do anyone any harm in there.  The layout should suit our working
> patterns, not the other way around.
> What do you think?
> Tim

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