|Re: JSR166 (java.util.concurrent) backport for Orbit [message #624442 is a reply to message #624440]
||Fri, 05 December 2008 15:51
| Scott Lewis
Registered: July 2009
I think that a 1.4 version of concurrent probably can/could be in
Orbit...though I'm not sure about the usage/demand from other
projects...but you could send an email to orbit-dev to get their view
before doing the associated work.
BTW, what's the license for the backport? I can't seem to find it on
the sourceforge pages. In either case (Orbit or not), we'll have to get
IP approval (although perhaps a backport will be easier).
I'm not actually convinced, though, that moving the discovery ui down to
1.4 is necessary (bug 257381). Yes, it would be better, but given it's
UI level I'm not sure it's required.
Markus Alexander Kuppe wrote:
> for bug #257381 ("[Discovery] Reduce BREE to Java 1.4")  ECF needs a
> backport of java.util.concurrent. The Distributed Computing Laboratory
> at Emory University  provides such a backport and in my local tests
> the lib seems to keep its promises.
> Is anybody interested in such a backport in Orbit? Does it make sense to
> have it in Orbit? If not, I won't go through the hassle of creating an
> Orbit-esque version and simple embed it in the ECF consumer bundle.
>  https://bugs.eclipse.org/257381
>  http://backport-jsr166.sourceforge.net/
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