Backporting an AsyncGetCallTrace patch to OpenJDK6
Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 11 09:23:06 PDT 2008
A glossary like this:
Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2008/9/11 Daniel D. Daugherty <Daniel.Daugherty at sun.com>:
>> Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> 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"?
>> Just the name given to the idea of releasing VMs independently
>> of JDK/JRE releases. I'm sure someone else out there has a
>> better definition... :-)
> I think an OpenJDK glossary is in order, if we don't already have one... ;)
>> 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.
>> I'll leave this part of the question to someone with the
>> OpenJDK6 or OpenJDK7 projects.
>> My interest in this whole thread is the AsyncGetCallTrace stuff. :-)
> FWIW, I don't see any change to the HS_ version numbers in our
> patch to switch from OpenJDK6 b11's to OpenJDK7 b24's HotSpot.
> Given OpenJDK6 was derived from something like b20, I guess this is
> not that strange.
> Andrew :-)
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