Thu Apr 17 15:49:00 GMT 2003
Anthony Green wrote:
> The upside of this change is that Classpath/libgcj will be
> able to support a wider variety of systems. The only
> alternative for some of these systems right now is to provide
> their own version of FileDescriptor and related classes
> instead of using Classpath/libgcj's (IKVM and jx are two
> systems I know of that do this today).
I don't really see the downside to providing my own version of
FileDescriptor. Since its public API is so very tiny (and unlikely to
change), I don't think the complexity of your proposal is compensated by
the advantage of using the standard Classpath FileDescriptor.
(author of http://IKVM.NET)
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