Backporting an AsyncGetCallTrace patch to OpenJDK6

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Wed Sep 10 16:16:28 PDT 2008

2008/9/11 Mark Wielaard <mark at>:
> Hi Daniel,
> On Wed, 2008-09-10 at 16:47 -0600, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
>> P-Team stands for "Product Team" I think :-)
>> Those are the Sun folks that make the business decisions about
>> HotSpot Express. The HotSpot P-Team approved the current
>> versioning system that is used for HotSpot Express releases
>> so they need to be kept in the loop when there are issues
>> with HSX version numbers.
> Thanks. Which brings a followup question. What is "HotSpot Express"?
> The thing I am really after is making sure that the versions of hotspot
> that we ship with IcedTea in the various GNU/Linux distributions are
> good. We actually have two versions, one from openjdk6 with a couple of
> backports from the openjdk7 hotspot repo for crashes found with running
> various applications (like eclipse). And one older snapshot of the
> hotspot from openjdk7 that is used to base the zero/shark port on. It
> would be good if we coordinated on good known stable versions of hotspot
> whenever possible.
> Cheers,
> Mark

We actually have 3 in total over the two IcedTea trees - the one in
OpenJDK6 b11, the one
used by the zero patch on IcedTea6 (snapshotted from b24 of OpenJDK7)
and the current
OpenJDK7 version in IcedTea.

Scary :)
Andrew :-)

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