New project: getting rid of IcedTea local patches
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Apr 9 08:05:09 PDT 2009
2009/4/9 Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at sun.com>:
> Andrew Haley wrote:
>> The page is at http://icedtea.classpath.org/wiki/IcedTea_JDK6_Patches
>> These are the patches in icedtea/patches and icedtea/patches/hotspot.
>> * Every patch should be assigned to someone.
>> * Every patch should be discussed.
>> * If we can, we will push a patch upstream. If we can't the discussion
>> should explain why we can't.
>> Here we go...
> I'm not very familiar with IcedTea but I cloned the repository to see what
> these patches are about. Here are a few comments:
> icedtea-6728542-epoll.patch seems to be a change-set I pushed to jdk7 last
> year. It seems very reasonable to push this into jdk6/jdk6/jdk. Go for it!
> icedtea-bytebuffer-compact.patch - this looks to be a partial fix to
> 6593946. If so, 6593946 is already in jdk6/jdk6/jdk
> icedtea-io_util-overflow.patch - this looks like the initial fix for
> 6788196. Martin has already pushed this to jdk6/jdk7/jdk
> icedtea-jvmtiEnv.patch - I thought JvmtiEnv::GetLineNumberTable already
> handled this case so I'm curious why this one is needed.
> icedtea-network-unreachable.patch - I'm pretty sure net-dev would be open to
> this because it looks to be cases where the specific exceptions aren't
> thrown in the timed read case.
> icedtea-sunsrc.patch - I'm not sure what this is about but it looks like it
> removes the service configuration files. Does JDI still work?
> icedtea-testenv.patch - the changes to
> test/sun/net/InetAddress/nameservice/dns/cname.sh seems reasonable (pilot
> error is why this one was missed when the other tests were updated).
> icedtea-jtreg-hatrun.patch - I suspect this is 6545295. We should just fix
> this test (serviceability-dev).
> PS: I'm not on distro-pkg-dev so this mail might need the moderator to
Woah, thanks for the quick response on this :)
I'll have a quick look at these after the conf. call but good to know
a few are possibles for going in.
I've just been trying to write off a few low-hanging fruits that I
know are in OpenJDK7, or don't need to be pushed.
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