CFV: New Project: Code Tools
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Mar 23 10:08:57 PDT 2012
On 03/22/2012 04:46 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> I hereby propose the creation of the Code Tools Project with
> Jon Gibbons as the Lead and the Compiler Group as the sponsoring
> The goal of the Code Tools Project will be to provide tools of use to
> OpenJDK developers while working on the OpenJDK code base.
> Such tools currently include test tools and Mercurial extensions;
> it is envisaged that additional tools will be added over time,
> after discussion on the Project's main mailing list, and subject
> to the Project Lead's approval.
> There are a number of initial candidates for inclusion in such a Project.
> * jtreg
> jtreg is the regression test harness for the OpenJDK platform.
> It is currently just available via source bundles .
> * jtharness
> jtharness is the test framework underlying jtreg .
> * sigtest
> sigtest is a set of utilities relating to API signature checking
> * the Mercurial "jcheck" extension
> jcheck provides simple validity checks on the contents of a
> Jon has long been involved in the tools aspects of testing JDK.
> He designed the original JavaTest harness, underlying both JCK
> and jtreg. Since joining the JDK LangTools team, he has led the
> way in improving the reliability of test runs, both by improving
> tests and/or the jtreg test harness.
> The suggested sets of initial reviewers and committers are based
> upon the contributors to the initial set of tools listed above.
> The suggested initial set of Reviewers is:
> Mark Reinhold
> John Coomes
> Iris Clark
> Brian Kurotsuchi
> Dmitry Fazunenko
> Mikhail Ershov
> Kevin Looney
> Andrey Titov
> In addition, the suggested initial set of Committers is:
> Larry Hoffman
> Dawn Phillips
> Votes are due by 7:00AM UTC, Friday 6 April .
> Only current OpenJDK Members  are eligible to vote on this
> For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see .
> -- Jon Gibbons
>  http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/discuss/2012-March/002563.html
>  http://openjdk.java.net/jtreg
>  http://jtharness.java.net/
>  http://sigtest.java.net/
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census/#members
>  http://openjdk.java.net/projects/#new-project-vote
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