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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Moving to ICU4J 3.8
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2007 08:19:04 GMT
Great - thanks for checking Gregory!

Regards,
Oliver

Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> 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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