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From Mark Hindess <mark.hind...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [Classlib] Add a new module for javax.tools in Harmony 6?
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:11:10 GMT

In message <AANLkTim=9m7WLpHqZOBXu1yTkqewS8G-RscRKnu2hA_T@mail.gmail.com>,
"Jimmy,Jing Lv" writes:
> 
> Hello,
> 
>       I've done the work for annotation as discussed in the previous
> thread.  However some annotation classes requires some reference to
> the javax.tools.  The new package, javax.tools is newly added in
> java6, which is used as a new API for annotation processor, and what's
> more, from the spec and it seems the compiler implementations may use
> it as well, I suppose new version pf eclipse compiler may used in
> Harmony may refer it.
>       The implementation of javax.tools is not complex, I've done
> the work needed for annotation, and will complete the full package
> soon. However up to now, there is no such module (like tools.jar or
> something) in the JRE classlib yet, and it seems not suitable to put
> in the annotation module. I suggest we add a new module Tools for it
> in Harmony 6 branch.
>
>       Please tell me if anyone has any questions, or better
> suggestions.  I'll start committing the code if there is no
> objection. Thanks.

Sounds good.  I suggest we create classlib/modules/x-tools and
x-tools.jar (to avoid confusion with the already existing tools.jar for
jre and jdk tools).

I'm happy to help with the build/test infrastructure if you like.

Regards,
 Mark.



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