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From "Alexei Fedotov" <alexei.fedo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] jre bundle size
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 11:11:51 GMT
Hello,

I have read Egor's email carefully, and most of his statements are
quite convincing. I agree with Tim that the optional solution is worth
to try. This might be interesting for PDA port, for example.

Thanks.


On 10/17/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> > looks like you are mixing up jdk and jre.
> > jdk is java development kit and is used for application development.
> > This bundle should really have sources and debug info.
> > I'm talking about jre which is just runtime environment and is used by
> > users or customers but not by developers. And users are interested in
> > the size of bundle not the debug info...
>
> The JRE has to provide enough information at the point of failure for us
> to be able to determine the cause.  I've always thought that the stack
> trace is particularly weak in existing implementations of Java, given
> that the VM can introspect on the methods, arguments, heap, etc. all you
> get is a very basic stack walk to figure out the cause of failure.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>


-- 
With best regards,
Alexei,
ESSD, Intel

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