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From Nathan Beyer <ndbe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [vote] Accept JDWP contribution in HARMONY-6187
Date Tue, 12 May 2009 00:28:53 GMT
+1

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 6:32 AM, Oliver Deakin
<oliver.deakin@googlemail.com> 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
>>
>>
>
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> Oliver Deakin
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