On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 14:23 +0200, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Roshan Dawrani <[hidden email]>wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Mic <[hidden email]> wrote:
> >> Does GPars works on Android without Groovy's runtime library?
'Fraid not. GPars requires Groovy.
> > Interesting question. I'd interested in using it too, if it did.
> > Does it?
> Would be nice to have the GPars expert answer this one...
Well I wouldn't classify myself as a GPars expert, that is Václav, but
as a proselytizer for GPars…
> But my fear it might not be possible, because the Java APIs are not
> complete and a lot of things are missing.
> That's problematic for running Groovy itself (classes like some
> java.beans.* classes missing and more).
> I don't know the codebase of GPars, but if it also requires such missing
> classes, it'll be difficult to run on Android.
Furthermore, GPars is not a pure Java system, it relies on the Groovy
runtime system as some parts of GPars are written in Groovy – it would
be a real pain to implement directly in Java (too much reflection).