Backporting an AsyncGetCallTrace patch to OpenJDK6
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Sep 11 14:36:51 PDT 2008
2008/9/11 Kelly O'Hair <Kelly.Ohair at sun.com>:
> 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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Errr.... yes.. spot on.
I've linked that from the IcedTea wiki now.
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