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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Moving to ICU4J 3.8
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2007 12:10:00 GMT
Hi Alexei,

This should not affect the Harmony charset providers - it is basically a 
straight replacement for icu4c/jni with icu4j and does not alter use of 
internal charsets.

Regards,
Oliver

Alexei Zakharov wrote:
> Hi Oliver,
>
> Thanks for doing this. However, does this affect Harmony-specific
> charset providers somehow? I didn't understand this from your message.
>
> Thanks,
> Alexei
>
> 2007/10/25, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com>:
>   
>> Since there have been no objections, I will commit my changes to move
>> classlib to icu4j 3.8.
>>
>> I will leave the icu4c and icu4jni 3.4.4 libraries intact for the time
>> being, as they are currently needed by both drlvm and J9. Even though
>> these libraries will still be copied into the jre/bin directory by the
>> classlib build process, they will no longer be used by classlib. I will
>> be checking in an updated version of icu4j 3.8 jar from a recent
>> checkout of the icu code - this is because there are some bug fixes we
>> require that are not in the current 3.8 release. Once 3.8.1 is made
>> available, I will alter the build process to automatically download that
>> instead.
>>
>> I am also removing the text module native code, as this is no longer needed.
>>
>> It would be great if everyone could take a look and test these changes,
>> especially with drlvm and the federated build. Please let me know if
>> there is anything I have overlooked or if there are any other issues.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Oliver
>>
>> --
>> Oliver Deakin
>> Unless stated otherwise above:
>> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number 741598.
>> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
>>
>>
>>     
>
>   

-- 
Oliver Deakin
Unless stated otherwise above:
IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number 741598. 
Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU


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