status update(Was: Re: [kaffe] Re: 1.1.0 wishlist)
robilad at yahoo.com
Thu May 15 06:10:02 PDT 2003
here's the current status update from me.
--- Dalibor Topic <robilad at yahoo.com> wrote:
+ qtopia support (patch is on list, waits for me to
test it and merge it in)
I'll do it on friday.
+ support for 1.4 style stack traces (from GNU
Noone is working on that one, right?
* non-essential features:
+ more documentation: switch to DocBook, generate
man pages for tools, write FAQ.cross-compilation,
merge in Edouard's porting guide.
I'll try to check in Edouard's porting guide. I have to figure out docbook
first, ad how to get it to work with automake. I'm not sure if I can manage to
do it before the freeze.
> + pure_java variants of some class libraries,
> namely java.util.zip, dns support
I'll check DNS support in tonight.
Zip support needs Classpath's collection implementation, so it's postponed.
> + support for security policies
I'll wait to see what Helmer's class loading patch does in this area before I
check anything in.
> * fixes:
> + fixes for make dist / make distcheck
Tim wants to take a look at make distcheck.
> + fixes for serialization to let the Jython
> installer run
> + fixes for remaining Freenet problems
> + fixes for any remaining XSmiles problems
> + fixes for other remaining bugs reported on list
> (mostly AWT stuff, I believe)
> + fixes for mauve failures on core classes
> remains to be done ... but since they are not exactly features, they can
> post freeze.
> + fix 1.2 style class loading
Helmer has got Eclipse to partially load, so I'll wait for his patch.
> + any platform specific fixes
> kiyo has got some fixes for m68k pending
> http://www.kaffe.org/pipermail/kaffe/2003-May/029370.html , AFAIK. What's the
> status there?
> * merges:
> + Classpath's collections (to be able to run
> japitools on kaffe)
I've started to merge in collections. I'll leave tricky classes out for post
> + any other platform specific merges
> I assume that's mostly m68k fixes at the moment.
I need to take another look at the mandrake patches for 1.0.7-2.mdk
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