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From Tony Wu <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Accept JDWP contribution in HARMONY-6187
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 14:13:43 GMT
+1

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 7:42 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> 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...
>>
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>
>



-- 
Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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