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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Upgrading BCEL?
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2008 13:54:44 GMT
Does latest available sources support all the needed features?
We also can write a message BCEL developers to understand current
status of the sources. It is probably not the best idea to switch to
bleeding sources..

SY, Alexey

2008/6/12, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> We're currently using BCEL 5.2 in Harmony, which is the latest released
>  version (from June 2006).  However it doesn't support all the Java 5 class
>  file features, which is making it complicated to implement pack200 (and also
>  means that javap won't print Java 5 stuff properly when we have one).  There
>  is support for these features in HEAD, but I don't think there's much active
>  development going on in BCEL and I can't find any information about when a
>  possible 5.3 might be released.
>  I'd like to propose upgrading Harmony to the latest available source for
>  BCEL.  Does that sound possible?
>  Thanks,
>  Sian
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