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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Accept JDWP contribution in HARMONY-6187
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 11:42:08 GMT
+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
>>
>>
> 

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