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Re: [asm] Re: [aspectj-dev] bcel
- From: "Torsten Curdt" <tcurdt@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 21:36:13 +1000
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>> The costs of switching
>> from BCEL to ASM might be just too high.
> That actually could be a good summer project...
What is about FindBugs as a first/best candidate to the such port? It is
based on BCEL and therefore has poor memory footprint / performance.
Not sure if eclipse or apache could pose as mentoring organization here :-/
> E.g. build some
> intermediate bridge that would use ASM underneath or some kind of source
> code analyzer/transformer to help with straight migration from BCEL to
> ASM tree API (maybe even as simple as Jackpot rules, or somehow reuse
> Eclipse's binary refactorings).
That would be cool for sure ...although I fear (just a gut feeling) it's not
going to be *that* easy.
> I've been looking on such conversion
> process at some point and it seems there is big similarity between BCEL
> and ASM.
Well ....it would definetly be a very interesting project.