[RFC][icedtea6]: RH706066

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Thu Jun 2 07:07:42 PDT 2011

On 06/02/2011 03:04 PM, Denis Lila wrote:
>> The problem with this approach is that we won't know until HEAD
>> becomes
>> a release branch for one of the distros. It might help to test with
>> some big programs that we know have had problems in this area, such as
>> JBoss AS.
> I could try that. In the meantime, my patch to the project whose
> compilation was failing was accepted, so I closed the bug.
> This is still a problem in javac of course, but apparently a
> rare one (this is the first bug report I've seen about
> this issue) so I'm not sure how valuable it would be to fix,
> considering the effort needed to make sure the backport doesn't
> break anything else.

OK, so it makes sense to revisit this if it comes up again before
JDK 7.


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