Re: RFC: Separation of JTreg tool into independent project
On 07/04/2011 02:24 PM, Pavel Tisnovsky wrote:
> Hi all,
> some time ago I discussed with Andrew John Hughes about the separation
> of JTreg tool from the IcedTea6 and IcedTea7 projects. In summary (ie
> how I understand this task): JTreg should be developed as independent
> project and in the future they should be synchronized with recent JTreg
> version (used by Oracle guys AFAIK).
> In the attachment there's very first version of patched Makefile.am from
> IcedTea6 HEAD. When user call command 'make jtreg' from command line,
> archive containing stable version of JTreg tool sources is downloaded
> into 'drops/' subdirectory, then this archive is unzipped into 'test/'
> subdirectory and then JTreg is compiled & run as usual.
> This functionality is similar as in the case of JAXP and JAXWS - these
> two parts of JDK are also separated from JDK sources.
> What do you think about this solution (which could be the same for
> IcedTea6 and IcedTea7, also *probably* for IcedTea-web)?
you may want to contact Guillaume Mazoyer <email@example.com>,
who prepared a package for Debian, and see what could be shared/extracted into
an IcedTea jtreg.