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From "Stepan Mishura" <stepan.mish...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][verifier] Using the Harmony verifier code for computing the StackMapTable attribute
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2008 05:10:07 GMT
On 4/14/08, Elford, Chris L <chris.l.elford@intel.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  It looks like there hasn't been an update on the list about this in a
> while.  After some initial successes with these JIRAs, the guys working
> on the Eclipse TPTP project (http://eclipse.org/tptp) decided to pursue
> using this Harmony component to provide StackMapTable attribute
> computation for bytecode instrumentation of Java6+ classes.  We went
> thru the Eclipse legal process
> (http://www.eclipse.org/projects/dev_process/ip-process-in-cartoons.php
> and
> http://dev.eclipse.org/viewcvs/index.cgi/www/legal/EclipseLegalProcessPo
> ster.pdf?hideattic=0&root=Eclipse_Website&view=log) for permission to
> consume part of Harmony's M5 binary milestone release: verifier.lib and
> associated headers out of the HDK.
>  We were planning to try to integrate the technology into TPTP 4.5 (to
> be released in June
> http://www.eclipse.org/tptp/home/project_info/devplans/Eclipse%20TPTP%20
> Project%204.5%20Release%20Plan.htm) as part of the Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede
> release (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Ganymede).  Asaf talked about this on
> the list sometime last year.  Unfortunately, though we got some
> promising results, we ran into a few snags with the version in Harmony
> M5.  In particular, lack of necessary headers in the HDK release, a few
> unhandled boundary conditions, etc.  Unfortunately, we only acquired
> permission from Eclipse legal to use the M5 binary release so the fixes
> that are now in JIRA or head are unusable by us at this time.
>  We can go back to the Eclipse legal for permission to use another
> release/milestone of Harmony.  The question is whether there is going to
> be another Harmony milestone soon enough to allow this process to happen
> (hopefully successfully).  It may already be too late to get an updated
> release/milestone reviewed, approved, and integrated but the Eclipse
> legal folks tell us that it is not impossible.
>  I know you guys have been doing milestones every few months lately and
> the last one was at the end of Feb.  Is there an updated milestone
> upcoming soon (i.e., in the next 2-4 weeks?).

We scheduled M6 to mid-May. I believe that it is possible to shift it
to the end of April/beginning of May.


> Regards,
> Chris Elford
> Eclipse TPTP PMC member
> and my other identity:
> Chris Elford
> Intel Software Solutions Group

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