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From Sian January <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: about upgrade icu4j 3.8 to icu4j 4.0
Date Tue, 24 Feb 2009 14:19:47 GMT
Sounds like a good idea.  Deven - did you run the Harmony tests at all
with the new ICU?

Thanks,

Sian


2009/2/24 Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
>
> In message <efe92bae0902200123p77037a46s965966c262c50ce8@mail.gmail.com>,
> Deven You writes:
>>
>> Hi,
>> I have tried to upgrade icu4j3.8 to icu4j4.0 for  classlib trunk on my
>> machine, below is the instructions for this upgrade:
>> 1. download  icu4j-4_0.jar and icu4j-charsets-4_0.jar from ICU official
>> website http://icu-project.org/download/4.0.html
>> 2. create icu4j_4.0 folder in trunk/depends/jars, copy icu4j-4_0.jar and
>> icu4j-charsets-4_0.jar into icu4j_4.0 folder
>> 3. create icu4j_4.0 folder in trunk/depends/manifests, copy META-INF foledr
>> from icu4j_3.8 and use version 4.0 replace 3.8 in the MANIFEST.MF  file.
>> 4. apply configuration patch[1] for icu4.0 to change some configuration
>> settings.
>> 5.  apply nio Charset patch[2] to avoid circular dependency error, if no
>> this patch,  nio_char unit test will report many circular dependency
>> error[3]
>>
>> I think maybe now we can upgrade icu4j 3.8 to icu4j 4.0.
>> any issues welcom to discuss!
>>
>> [1]
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12400589/config_icu40.diff
>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12400590/Charset.diff
>> [3]
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12400591/nio_char_errors.txt
>
> Seems like a good idea.  I'll try to find a moment to test this.
>
> What are the benefits we get from this upgrade?  Performance?  Footprint?
>
> In case it helps anyone else, the JIRA with these attachments is:
>
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6096
>
> (I don't think there is an easy way to get from attachment links back to the
> jira link?)
>
> Regards,
> -Mark.
>
>
>



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