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Re: [mylyn-pmc] pre-req/works-with dependency for desktop search component

Java IO based search hasn't been implemented, yet, but we could provide that as a fall-back that would work on all platforms. Native search would definitely provide better performance etc. and be the recommended default.


On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Wayne Beaton <emo@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Does falling back to a based search provide portability? Can I
assume that the JNI approach provides a higher quality of service and is
the preferred approach?


On 07/01/2011 05:39 PM, Mik Kersten wrote:
> I see it the same way conceptually.
> This is a really neat way to leverage core Windows search functionality,
> and parallels exactly the way that Eclipse leverages the Windows
> filesystem.  But if the pre-req thing is an issue tt could probably be
> turned into a "works-with" dependency by falling back to a based
> search.
> Mik
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> On Behalf Of Wayne Beaton
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> Subject: Re: [mylyn-pmc] pre-req/works-with dependency for desktop search
> component
> I believe that we have a blanket exempt pre-req on Windows for all
> projects that should apply here. It's the same sort of thing that SWT
> does; at least conceptually. I'll confirm.
> Wayne
> On 06/30/2011 07:29 PM, Steffen Pingel wrote:
>> Hi PMC,
>> we have recently added a Desktop Search component to the Mylyn
>> Incubator. It's an extensible API that allows contributions of desktop
>> search providers through an extension point.
>> Currently, there is only one provider for a Windows specific
>> implementations using JNI which is attached in a patch on bug 349351.
>> It includes native code that needs to be build against a number of
>> Windows APIs listed on bug 349630.
>> The question that came up is if this is a pre-req or works-with
>> dependency and if we would need to file a CQ?
>> Currently, the code is in the Mylyn Incubator project and would not
>> get released. We would like to make bundles available from the
>> Incubator snapshot repository though that would include a dll with the
>> native code.
>> Steffen
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