Review Request: Zero and Shark fixes

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Wed Mar 30 07:49:27 PDT 2011

On Mar 30, 2011, at 4:38 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 30 March 2011 15:21, Christian Thalinger
> <christian.thalinger at> wrote:
>> Nothing's pushed yet so we still can talk about and change it.  What exactly do you want to split?
>> -- Christian
> Thanks.  From the webrev, there seem to be at least three changes:
> 1. Makefile changes which make sure the Shark files are once again
> compiled (and which I believe would need to be reviewed by Kelly
> anyway)
> 2. The trivial #ifndef addition which fixes a regression introduced by
> the recent HotSpot security fix.
> 3. The fix for the bug Gary mentioned which appears to mean API
> changes (I don't completely understand this bit).
> The first two have been tested in IcedTea6 and correspond to
> regressions introduced by identifiable changesets.
> I'm not sure of the impact of the third.
> The hs20 stable branch needs 1.  but does not need 2. at present as it
> doesn't have the security fix to my knowledge.
> I'd prefer they were added separately, but I could live with 1 & 2
> being combined, provided the security fix went into OpenJDK6 first.
> The build changes do need to be reviewed by Kelly:
> so it would make sense to have 1 separate in that respect.
> I would definitely like to see 3 separated as it's new and (AFAIK)
> largely untested.

Alright, let's split the work :-)

Andrew, can you take care of 1. and send it to build-dev?  I take the rest of the patch (2. and 3.) and push it as the one CR I created.  I don't think it makes much sense to have an extra CR for 2.

Andrew, what change caused 2.?

-- Christian

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