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From "Ilya Berezhniuk" <ilya.berezhn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Deciding a date for Milestone 4
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2007 23:57:09 GMT
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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Ilya

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