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From Aaron Smuts <asm...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Remove dependency for concurrent.jar
Date Thu, 27 Aug 2009 15:24:58 GMT
It's not a simple matter of find and replace.  If it was, I would have done it some time back.
. . . 

This is such an extensive change, it's probably best that I do it.  But feel free to give
it a try.

Thanks,

Aaron

--- On Thu, 8/27/09, Aaron Smuts <asmuts@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Aaron Smuts <asmuts@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Remove dependency for concurrent.jar
> To: "JCS Users List" <jcs-users@jakarta.apache.org>
> Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 8:21 AM
> In my first email, I pointed out
> several things that would need to be changed.  You can
> simply search for the util concurrent import and find them
> all.  "EDU.oswego.cs.dl.util.concurrent"
> 
> ClockDaemon is used more than the poooled executor. . . .
> 
> Yes, there is a backport for JDK 1.4.  A backport
> implements something available only in a new version. 
> In this case, the backport is of the 1.5 concurrent
> library.  This allows you to compile and run in
> 1.4.  But if you are running 1.5 or later, you don't
> need to backport jar.
> 
> There are some subtle changes between the two.  But it
> should be perfectly possible to get it working in a few
> days.  Take a crack at it if you want.  I'll get
> to it in about two weeks.
> 
> Aaron
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 8/27/09, Jeffrey Kesselman <jeffpk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: Jeffrey Kesselman <jeffpk@gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: Remove dependency for concurrent.jar
> > To: "JCS Users List" <jcs-users@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 8:02 AM
> > Well i don't know the codebase so
> > Aaron is your better reference there
> > BUT...
> > 
> > Since the large majority of Doug's concurrent library
> got
> > ported as is into
> > the JDK, Id start by simply taking his library out of
> your
> > build path in
> > eclipse.  Then follow the errors and everywhere it
> > can't find a reference to
> > a concurrent utility, use's Eclipse's help to add the
> > proper import.
> > 
> > Id imagine it cant be more then a day or two of very
> > mechanical work...
> > 
> > Alternately, if your a perl type hacker you could try
> > writing a script that
> > would look for the string that is doug's package name
> in
> > the file and
> > repalce it with the JDK package.
> > 
> > JK
> > 
> > On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Nuno Sénica <nsenica@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > Hi Jeffrey and Aaron,
> > >
> > > We are currently evaluating the effort to
> perform
> > those changes.. If the
> > > effort is not that big, I personally, would like
> to
> > make that change and
> > > contribute to the community.
> > >
> > > I'll need some guideline from where to start,
> and
> > regarding that I'm
> > > relying
> > > on you guys :D
> > >
> > > Which should be the best approach to start this
> change
> > ?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Nuno
> > >
> > > On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 15:30, Jeffrey Kesselman
> > <jeffpk@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > The source is available, couldn't you go
> through
> > it and change the
> > > > references yourselves?
> > > >
> > > > That seems a lot less costly then abandoning
> the
> > whole library.
> > > >
> > > > Maybe you could even contribute those
> changes
> > back to the community...
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 7:02 AM, Nuno
> Sénica
> > <nsenica@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi all,
> > > > >
> > > > > At the company where I work for, we
> have an
> > application which relies on
> > > > JCS
> > > > > and it has proven to be a good solution
> so
> > far. But now, we were
> > > informed
> > > > > about legal issues by using concurrent
> lib
> > and we are being instructed
> > > to
> > > > > change the caching lib.
> > > > >
> > > > > My question is if there's any plan to
> use
> > the native concurrent instead
> > > > of
> > > > > the lib that JSC depend on at the
> moment ?
> > Is so, when it is planned to
> > > > be
> > > > > available ?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks in advance.
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Nuno
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > ~~ Microsoft help desk says: reply hazy,
> ask
> > again later. ~~
> > > >
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > ~~ Microsoft help desk says: reply hazy, ask again
> later.
> > ~~
> >
> 
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