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From Nuno Sénica <nsen...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Remove dependency for concurrent.jar
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:23:41 GMT
Hi Aaron :)

Here I am again querying you on the status of this task.

Did you have the chance the start it ? :) How it is going.

Best regards,
Nuno Sénica

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 11:31, Nuno Sénica <nsenica@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Aaron
>
> Once again thanks for your inputs..
>
> Since it is not a matter of find and replace, maybe I'll wait a couple of
> weeks so that you take on that task :)
>
> I'll poke by then just to know how the work is going.
>
> Regads and thanks a lot once again.
>
> Nuno
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 16:24, Aaron Smuts <asmuts@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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