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Re: More

From: Brian Jones
Subject: Re: More
Date: 06 Mar 2003 07:48:39 -0500
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"Aaron M. Renn" <address@hidden> writes:

> Ok, moving on in the gcj/classpath merger.
> 1.  I'm thinking we should adopt the gcj LineNumberReader.  It appears to
> be more efficient.  However, skip() is definitely buggy (inserting regular
> skip()'s into your code leads to more lines than the file actually has).
> All Mauve tests pass, so I'll try to add an update soon.
> 2.  On, similar to the FileDescriptor stuff, I'd like to propose
> a unified provider interface.  Comments:
> o I like to pass the filename to avoid gratuitous JNI lookups.
> o I do not want to adopt the "overloaded" stat and access methods of
>   gcj, I'd rather have one method per lookup
> o I'd like to name consistently with FileDescriptor
> o Minimizing native functionality, I want to return a full directory
>  listing to Java and filter at that level instead of the gjc approach.
> Here's the list.  Please comment.

I'd like to give Aicas a chance to get their native changes in before
they need to compensate again for large native lib changes.  To those
at Aicas, how is that going?

Brian Jones <address@hidden>

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