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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Deciding a date for Milestone 4
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2007 16:33:46 GMT
I see HARMONY-5098 has been committed.  AFAIK there are no more major
changes due for this milestone iteration from anyone, right?


Ilya Berezhniuk wrote:
> Moreover, HARMONY-5098 is the last chunk to add uncompressed
> references support to GC_GEN.
> Other components (VM and JITs) are already corrected to support
> uncompressed references, and those changes did not introduce any
> regressions.
> 2007/11/28, Rana Dasgupta <rdasgupt@gmail.com>:
>> I think that we should feel quite confident about it. All tests etc.pass at
>> this point, if we find bugs with larger benchmarks/apps, we will fix them.
>> So we should be OK :-)
>> Rana
>> On Nov 28, 2007 8:51 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Rana Dasgupta wrote:
>>>>  One of the new features in DRLVM in this milestone is support for
>>> native 64
>>>> bit references( we only supported 32 bit compressed references on 64 bit
>>>> architecture before and therefore accessibility upto 4GB ). Almost all
>>> the
>>>> feature work is done and committed The pending change is in
>>> Harmony-5098.
>>>> Pretty sure that it will be done reviewing/changes and will get
>>> committed by
>>>> Nov 30, but it may spill over by a day or two. Just a heads up.
>>> Is this something we (collectively) are happy to put in at the last
>>> minute?  Is it something you would prefer people to use for a few weeks
>>> before declaring good enough for a milestone build?
>>> There should be no shame in moving it into the next milestone (which is
>>> why we want to hold them quite frequently, but I won't go on about that
>>> again :-) ).
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim

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