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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Releasing scheduling
Date Sat, 12 Apr 2008 10:11:11 GMT

what is the exact deadline for you to have new Harmony build?
Can you use one of the regular snapshots (not milestone build)?

As far as I remember we spend about a week for milestone build testing.
However, I believe that we will try to help you since Eclipse is our
best friend :)

SY, Alexey

2008/4/11, Vasily Levchenko <vasily.v.levchenko@gmail.com>:
> Hello folks,
>  Recently I and some Eclipse folks have finished prototyping java 6 support
>  for Eclipse/TPTP project using Harmony verifier for recalculation stack map
>  tables after instrumentation, thanks to Mikhail Loenko to realize our
>  requirements to extend verifier functionality. Unfortunately extended
>  functionality wasn't included  in M5 release  of HDK, so we're in position
>  when we need some official snapshot (intermediate release), because of some
>  difference in releasing cycles between Eclipse and Harmony. Actually we have
>  less then couple of weeks to launch legal review for binary contribution of
>  Harmony verifier in Eclipse CVS.
>  Additionally:
>  Eclipse have some ABI limitation for native code: Windows all code is
>  compiled with VC6, here I expect some incompatibility with Harmony binaries,
>  for Linux all sources are compiled gcc 2.96.
>  We're also interested that
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5706 (introducing "C"
>  interface) will be on the trunk.
>  So the question  is:  is it possible to make special unscheduled but
>  official release to meet Eclipse legal and ABI requirements?
> --
>  --vvl

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