Relationship of aarch32-port to jdk8u

Alex Kashchenko akashche at
Mon Sep 26 08:53:17 UTC 2016

Hi Simon,

On 09/25/2016 09:29 PM, Simon Nash wrote:
> Edward Nevill wrote:
>> Hi Simon,
>> On Sun, 2016-09-25 at 19:58 +0100, Simon Nash wrote:
>>> If I build the current source in aarch32-port, what level of jdk8u
>>> am I getting?  I presume this is a snapshot from some point in the past
>>> but I'm not sure how to find out how long ago the snapshot was taken.
>> The aarch32 port is merged up to jdk8u102-b14, whereas the jdk8u-dev
>> tip is at jdk8u22-b01.
>>> Is there (or might there be in the future) a mechanism for aarch32-port
>>> to track and merge changes applied to jdk8u?
>> There is no formal mechanism. Every so often we will merge up to the
>> latest tip although this has not been done for some months.
>>> If I wanted to build (for example) an aarch32 C1 version of
>>> jdk8u101-b13,
>>> would it possible/practical for me to put together the correct
>>> combination
>>> of source files needed to do this?
>> The C1 changes were only applied to jdk8u102-b14, so what you would
>> need to do is
>> - diff the aarch32 tip against jdk8u102-b14
>> - apply those diff to jdk8u101-b13
>> This should be clean as we have kept changes outside the aarch32
>> specific code to a minimum.
>> All the best,
>> Ed.
> Hi Ed,
> Thanks for the quick and very helpful reply.  I had chosen jdk8u101-b13
> as an
> example.  As the code is already at a later level than this, I would not
> want
> to go backwards. :)

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