[kaffe] Re: GNU Classpath java.util.zip patch - To Merge Or Not To Merge

Mark and Janice Juszczec juszczec at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 28 14:59:54 PST 2002

Hello all,

Dalibor wrote:

>What conclusions should we draw? Here are mine:
>* pro:
>- fixes large bunch of cygwin problems
>- works without much slowdown on i386-linux-jit3
>* contra:
>- delays program startup on arm-linux-jit by at least
>30 seconds.
>- delays program startup on arm-linux-intrp by more
>than a minute.
>- uses more memory than native zip solution, between
>2~6 MB.
>If you're an embedded or cygwin developer/user, I'd
>like to hear your opinion.

Won't hurt anything on x86.

I can't use it for my mipsel-linux pda.  Even 2Mb is way to much memory for 
me to sacrifice.

Bear in mind I'm on a Helio, a lower end pda from a few years ago.  I'm not 
sure what current platforms have available.


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