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From Oliver Deakin <oliver.dea...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [result] Accept JDWP contribution in HARMONY-6187
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 14:40:57 GMT
Just a heads up, Im going to start working on committing the accepted 
JDWP contribution into the Java 6 branch.

Regards,
Oliver

Oliver Deakin wrote:
> +1 votes from Sean, Jimmy, Gregory, Jim, Alexey, Nathan, Regis, Kevin, 
> Pavel, Sian, Alexei, Mark, Tim, Tony and Ilya.
>
> No other votes, so the vote passes.
>
> Thanks all for voting - I will wait until after M10 to check in the 
> code since we are about to enter feature freeze.
>
> Regards,
> Oliver
>
>
> 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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