Reviewer needed - fix for PR1018: JVM fails due to SEGV during rendering some Unicode characters
ptisnovs at redhat.com
Wed May 30 08:42:37 PDT 2012
Andrew Hughes wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> I've created a fix for PR1018: JVM fails due to SEGV during
>>> some Unicode characters.
>>> This fix is based on OpenJDK7 sources and it's been successfully
>>> tested against IcedTea6-head,
>>> IcedTea6-1.11 and IcedTea6-1.10.
>> You say this is based on "OpenJDK7 sources". What fix is this from
>> why is there no bug reference in this patch?
> This appears to be a fragment of:
yes, it is
> changeset: 3068:1d4340015b85
> user: srl
> date: Mon Dec 06 16:10:01 2010 -0800
> summary: 6886358: layout code update
> Why not apply the whole fix? Including chunks like this makes things
> untraceable and harder to upstream.
well this fix is 880 kilobytes long and it changes a lot of code. I'm not fully
against to use the whole fix, but I'm a bit scared if it does introduce
some new bugs into a now-stable IcedTea6.
>>> Can anybody please review this fix?
>>> Here's ChangeLog entry:
>>> 2012-05-30 Pavel Tisnovsky <ptisnovs at redhat.com>
>>> * patches/coverage-table.patch:
>>> PR1018: JVM fails due to SEGV during rendering some Unicode
>>> * Makefile.am: Updated.
>>> * NEWS: Mention bugfix.
>>> (if this fix will be approved, I would like to backport it to
>>> and 6-1.11 too - the
>>> patch is the same for all branches)
>>> Thank you in advance,
>>> [Text Documents:coverage-table.patch]
>> Andrew :)
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