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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [classlib] Moving to ICU4J 3.8
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2007 17:50:23 GMT
Oliver Deakin wrote:
> 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.

I took a look, well, in fact fixed DRLVM that had hardcoded preload for 
hytext in the code. This one line fix (588218) made it work again. So 
far I didn't notice any other problems with running drlvm.


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