kaffe 1.1.8 (Was: Re: [kaffe] Future directions for Kaffe)

Kiyo Inaba inaba at src.ricoh.co.jp
Sun Apr 22 23:56:50 PDT 2007

So, from releasing point of view (based on Dalibor's and Riccardo's
wish list), we still have to

D] Either fix the serialization bugs leading to the two failing
regression tests, or mark them as XFAILs, and file bugs for it in GNU
Classpath's tracker, adding the failing tests to Mauve
D] Merge in the dropped arm jit patch
	Merged by Dalibor, but verified not working by Kiyo.
D] Merge in the dropped cygwin patch
D] Merge in the interix port
D] Remove the merged in fastjar and zlib and just use the jar tool on the
D] Remove the merged in GNU Classpath and just use an existing installation
	I did the lower-half separation (separate build) but not yet
	change the upper-half to point the location of classpath.
	Ideas like 'with-classpath-prefix', 'with-classpath-libdir'
	or 'with-classpath-includedir' involved in Cacao should be
R] "fix it at best" of classpath so that swing/gtk peer runs
R] a check that interprerter and jits are compiling and working on most
 of "our" platforms 
	I continuously check CVS head for {i386,m68k}/{netbsd,linux}
	and additionally, start to check arm/{netbsd,linux} by
	using emulators. Since my environment is behind firewall,
	I can not setup automatic test result back. 
R] the fixes with our xawt if we still have time.

And as a by-product, I got
K] Make arm/netbsd port work (only with intrp engine)

>Volunteers, step ahead!
Definitely, true!


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