[kaffe] Re: [Fw] GridBagLayout in kaffe CVS HEAD
jdamour at nycap.rr.com
Wed Jun 16 01:47:02 PDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 13:34, Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 10:00, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
> > Maybe kaffe at kaffe.org or classpath at gnu.org will help you better than
> > me. I Cc them.
> > Thanks for your time,
> > Cheers,
> > ______________________________________________________________________
> > From: James Damour <jdamour at nycap.rr.com>
> > To: avdyk at debian.org
> > Subject: GridBagLayout in kaffe CVS HEAD
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 08:38:26 -0400
> > Hello!
> > I am a developer of the MegaMek project
> > (http://megamek.sourceforge.net) and I'm trying to get MegaMek to run
> > under a free VM. So far, Kaffe is the most successful at running
> > MegaMek, but it has problems with laying out the windows. I was
> > wondering if you could help me debug the problem or point me to someone
> > who can.
> > I've created a simple test case and I've attached it to this email.
> Thanks! David Jee is looking into this.
> > I
> > compile the code using both the jikes v1.18 that is in Debian Sarge
> > (with -bootclasspath is /usr/local/kaffe/jre/lib/rt.jar) and with kjc.
> > When I run under Blackdown JRE v1.3.1, I can see the text in all of the
> > buttons (and they're about 8 cm wide); when I run under Kaffe, the
> > buttons are too narrow (about 1 cm wide). As this email's title says,
> > I'm currently following Kaffe's HEAD branch, so I've gotten the
> > latest-and-greatest version of your Classpath.
> > I'm willing to take whatever steps are necessary to resolve this issue,
> > but I'm not really sure where to start. Should I even try to work this
> > through with Kaffe? Should I try using the gcj AWT/Swing CVS branch
> > instead? Any insights that you may provide would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> Yes, I would recommend working on GCJ's java-gui-branch, since that's
> where new AWT and Swing development is being done. I've done some work
> that makes setting up a GCJ-based GUI development environment pretty
OK. I'll try this out. I'll reply directly to fitzsim if I have any
> Do you already have an FSF copyright assignment? If not, you'll need to
> get one before you start submitting AWT/Swing patches.
Well, I never intended on submitting patches to any of the libgcj/gnu
classpath classes: I've looked inside the src.jar file of a couple Sun
distributions (trying to debug problems), so I think I count as
tainted. Still, I expect that I can submit bug reports (and maybe mauve
testcases) in an effort to support Free Java. Should I submit a
copyright assignment for those?
> Good to hear you're interested in helping out!
James Damour (Suvarov454) <suvarov454 at users.sourceforge.net>
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