[kaffe] Bug Report: in particular for rmi
robilad at kaffe.org
Tue Aug 19 08:03:01 PDT 2003
Jeremy Buisson wrote:
> Hi !
> I noticed the merge, a bit later... In facts, I still have to complain :p
Good! Someone is looking over my shoulders!
> The version of GNU Classpath that have been merged still have bugs in
> serialization code (at least in java.io.ObjectInputStream, method
> readClassDescriptor which uses the wrong resolveClass method at the
> wrong time, and then do not make use of redefined methods in derived
> classes). Such bugs are fixed in newer versions of Classpath. So I
> wonder whether there is a *nice* way to benefits from fixes in Classpath
> when using Kaffe.
Guilhem has been fixing Classpath's code after he merged it in. I don't
think his patches made it back into GNU Classpath already (they are in
release freeze mode right now), but I hope they will. So if something
broke during the merge effort, please post a test case (since the
current serialization code passes all of kaffe's regression tests), and
(if you can) a patch (if it's a simple merging issue, that shouldn't be
that hard ;), so it can go into kaffe's CVS (and eventually Classpath's).
A nice (as in automated) way of merging the diffs between kaffe and
classpath is not really possible, since some classes are different for a
reason (like the RMISecurityManager from Classpath preventing RMI to
work at all in kaffe ;). But any help for the merges is appreciated. I'm
trying to stage them more regularly, but wouldn't mind someone helping
out, and pushing classpath merge patches to me more regularly.
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