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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][fdlib] Upgrade fdlibm5.2 to 5.3
Date Sun, 07 Mar 2010 11:03:13 GMT

In message <4B933B24.9060607@gmail.com>, Regis writes:
>
> On 2010-03-03 17:31, Mark Hindess wrote:
> > +1
> >
> > Thanks Deven.
> >
> > We should move to a process that downloads the upstream zip using the
> > standard {check,fetch}-depends mechanism to make it easier to update in
> > future.  Ideally the dependency should be pushed down to the luni module
> > where it really belongs.
> >
> > Regards,
> > -Mark.
> >
> > In message<4B90C728.5020509@gmail.com>, Regis writes:
> >>
> >> On 2010-03-03 16:34, Deven You wrote:
> >>> See https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-6460, since
> >>> java spec require fdlibm5.3, I think we should upgrade it from at
> >>> present 5.2 to 5.3.
> >>> What about your opinions? Thanks a lot!
> >>
> >> Great founding! It seems fdlibm5.3 is released earlier than Harmony
> >> project starting (fdlibm5.3 revised October 2002, when Harmony
> >> project is not started yet), I don't know why we didn't pick the
> >> latest version, but used the older one. Is there any concern
> >> here? If not, I think we should upgrade it after M13 released.
> 
> I attached a new patch on HARMONY-6460 to maintains fdlibm dependency
> by "standard {check,fetch}-depends mechanism", please help to review
> if that the right way to do this. Thanks.

As I said before, ideally, since this dependency is required only by
luni, then this dependency should be dealt with in modules/luni/build.xml
not in the top-level build/depends files.  See the awt dependencies for
a similar example of this.

Regards,
 Mark.



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