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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: My first submission! java.lang.ThreadLocal
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:51:19 GMT
Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 3:40 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Looking at it now.  I'm going to rearrange the files a bit to put
>> ThreadLocal into the DRLVM's kernel classes so that the IBM VME keeps
>> working (as I mentioned earlier).
> Doing so will benefit DRLVM only but not any VM that uses Harmony
> classlib. Think about J9 and Dalvik (though it does not include the
> classlib code directly) - shouldn't we instead make this
> implementation globally available in classlib?

Yes, but it will require a co-ordinated change in each VM.  This way 
each VM can change to the new algorithm in their own time, then we can 
switch it 'globally'.

Do you see any other way to keep IBM VM running?

Regards,
Tim

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