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From "Sian January" <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [GSOC] [harmony-tools-2] More details about "Implement a Java developer's command line tool
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2008 12:29:12 GMT
Sorry - we also have javap

On 03/04/2008, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> As far as I'm aware we already have:
>
> appletviewer, jarsigner, java, javac, javah, javaw, keytool, unpack200 and
> we intend to use doxygen as a substitute for javadoc.
>
> So there remains:
>
> apt, extcheck, HtmlConverter, idlj, jar, javap, javaws, jconsole, jdb,
> jps, jstat, jstatd, jdmpview, kinit, klist, ktab, native2ascii, ordb,
> pack200, packager, policytool, rmic, rmid, rmiregistry, serialver, sw,
> tnameserv
>
> I've just got that from looking in the bin directory for java 5 and for
> Harmony so anyone else please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
>
> So the best thing to do is to research a few of these tools that might be
> interesting and try to work out how much work they would be.  E.g. the jar
> tool is unlikely to be enough for a whole project as we already have the
> functionality in the class libraries, but could be combined with something
> else.  Or something like pack200 is much more than a project's work, but if
> a student was interested they could apply to work on some part of it with
> the developers who are already working on it (I think that's the only one
> that's in progress). I would start by looking at the official spec (e.g. for
> javap if you google "javap" it's the first link).
>
> We already have a good framework for writing these tools in Java, although
> I imagine some could also be done in C if that's preferred by the student.
>
> If you look at earlier posts on this mailing list you will see that we
> have already had some interest in this project.  It's up to you whether you
> want to apply for the same one or a different one or put in a couple of
> applications for tools you might feel able to do, but it's possibly
> something to think about.
>
> Regards,
>
> Sian
>
>
> On 03/04/2008, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm not Sian or Mark but will try to answer :)
> > The list of tools is listed in the project description [1]: jar,
> > jconsole, javaws and policytool
> >
> > You can see few examles of tool implementations here:
> >
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/harmony/enhanced/jdktools/trunk/modules/tools/src/main/java/org/apache/harmony/tools/
> >
> > SY, Alexey
> >
> > 1. http://wiki.apache.org/general/SummerOfCode2008#harmony-tools-2
> >
> > 2008/4/3, Manjula Weerasinghe <manjula.aw@gmail.com>:
> > > Hi Sian &  Mark ,
> > >
> > > I'm interesting in doing this project with subject ID "
> > harmony-tools-2".
> > > Can you please tell me more details about the project.
> > > I mean what are the tools student should develop and other related
> > details.
> > > Is there any tool in this collection already developed for Harmony?
> > >
> > > thanks & regards,
> > >
> > > මංජුල අමරබන්දු වීරසිංහ
> > > ==================================
> > > Manjula Amarabandu Weerasinghe,
> > > Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
> > > Faculty of Engineering,
> > > University of Moratuwa,
> > > Sri Lanka.
> > > ==================================
> > >              (\/) @ (\) _T (_) |_ @
> > > manjula.aw@gmail.com
> > > http://risingofsilversurfer.blogspot.com/
> > >
> >
>
>
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