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From Gregory Shimansky <gshiman...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [vote] Accept JDWP contribution in HARMONY-6187
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 14:32:41 GMT
On 11 May 2009 Oliver Deakin wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> It's been a week since I sent out the initial mail about this
> contribution and opinion seems positive so I'd like to open a vote to
> officially accept the contribution.
>
> [ ] +1 Accept this contribution
> [ ] -1 Reject this contribution because...

+1

> I'll conclude the vote in 3 days as usual, unless anyone needs more time.
>
> Regards,
> Oliver
>
> Oliver Deakin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > A little while ago, IBM created a mirror of the Java 6 jdktools branch
> > so that we could start bringing Harmony JDWP into the IBM Java
> > releases. We began working in that mirror because it was convenient
> > for our internal builds, with a plan to reflect all changes we made
> > back into Harmony as we went. Unfortunately, as deadlines drew in and
> > releases came and went those plans did not come into fruition - until
> > now :)
> >
> > I'd like to announce the contribution of an enhanced Java 6 level JDWP
> > agent and socket transport layer. It has been attached to HARMONY-6187
> > [1] for everyone to try out - please take a look. It has the following
> > enhancements:
> > - A large number of bug fixes.
> > - Ported to a wide variety of platforms - Linux x86/x86_64, Linux PPC
> > 32/64, zLinux 31/64, Windows x86/x86_64, AIX PPC 32/64 and zOS 31/64.
> > - As part of the porting process, all non-portable C++ usage has been
> > removed and rewritten, particularly use of C++ standard libraries.
> > - JSR 45 support implemented. The new JDWP agent allows debugging of
> > non-Java stratum code running on the VM, for example JSPs.
> > - Significant performance improvements.
> >
> > All authors already have ACQs recorded. There may be some more work to
> > be done to get the new JDWP functioning 100% with Harmony, but I'd
> > rather do that work out in the open once it is committed. Please let
> > me know if there are any objections/comments to this contribution!
> > I'll give it a few days and then start a vote.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Oliver
> >
> > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6187



-- 
Gregory

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