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From "Nina Rinskaya" <nina.rinsk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][verifier] Please review HARMONY-3862
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 14:25:51 GMT
Alexei,


On 7/9/07, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Nina,
>
> It was nothing was to be sorry about. :-) I was just trying to
> understand your concern myself. I believe we should pay attention to
> the difference if it prevents any applications from running. There are
> too much arbitrary differences to pay attention to each of them.
>
> For example, Sun's verifier is shipped in a form of DLL which allows
> BEA to use it . We don't ship our verifier in a form of DLL. This is a
> difference, but we don't file JIRA issue about it.
>
> From the other side behavior difference might be serious if it impacts
> something seriously. If you think this incompatibility has a serious
> impact, just indicate the impact and the incompatibility will be
> addressed.


That's just what I would like to ask here. :) But I agree that the behavior
difference is not so serious and it's better not to comply with wrong
behavior.

Thanks.
>
> On 7/9/07, Nina Rinskaya <nina.rinskaya@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Alexei,
> >
> > Sorry for misleading you. I agree that it's ok to forget about the issue
> > because there is the Eclipse compiler bug describing this issue. I was
> just
> > confused by Harmony and Sun verifiers behavior difference, but it's not
> a
> > Harmony issue.
> >
> > --
> > Nina
> >
> > On 7/6/07, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Nina,
> > >
> > > > but also Sun's verifier bug
> > > Mmm, I'm not sure I follow. Isn't it enough to have a bug against
> > > Eclipse compiler to forget about this issue?
> > >
> > > Thank you, Alexei
> > >
> > >
> > > On 7/6/07, Nina Rinskaya <nina.rinskaya@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Alexei,
> > > >
> > > > I'm just not sure how we track compatibility issues if there is a
> > > difference
> > > > in Harmony and RI behavior. Is it now proven that it's not only
> Eclipse
> > > > Compiler, but also Sun's verifier bug? If yes, I agree that it's not
> > > > necessary to reopen the issue.
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Nina
> > > >
> > > > On 7/6/07, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Nina,
> > > > >
> > > > > Eclipse bug owner confirmed that this was an issue with the
> compiler.
> > > > > Why do you want to reopen the issue against DRLVM?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks.
> > > > >
> > > > > On 7/6/07, Nina Rinskaya <nina.rinskaya@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Hi all,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm writing this just to bring your attention to
> > > > > > http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3862 and ask
> > > drlvm/verifier
> > > > > > people to see whether it's necessary to reopen it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > It says about VerifyError trown by Harmony when running a class
> > > compiled
> > > > > by
> > > > > > Eclipse Compiler. It was closed as 'Cannot Reproduced', but
it
> is
> > > > > actually
> > > > > > reproduced (see HARMONY-3862 comments). It looks that it's not
> > > Harmony
> > > > > > issue, but Eclipse compiler issue (I opened the bug against
> Eclipse
> > > > > > compiler: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=194398),
> and
> > > RI
> > > > > > issue (it should also throw VerifyError, but it doesn't). But
> still
> > > we
> > > > > have
> > > > > > different behavior on RI and Harmony implementations.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > So could someone take care of this issue and probably reopen
it
> as
> > > > > > compatibility issue if it makes sense? Thanks!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Nina
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > With best regards,
> > > > > Alexei,
> > > > > ESSD, Intel
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > With best regards,
> > > Alexei,
> > > ESSD, Intel
> > >
> >
>
>
> --
> With best regards,
> Alexei,
> ESSD, Intel
>

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