How to host HS14 stable? (Was: RFC: Change name of default HotSpot to 'default')
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Mon Mar 2 10:07:02 PST 2009
2009/3/2 Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 16:42 +0000, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/2/19 Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>:
>> > On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 11:09 +0100, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>> >> On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 10:47 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> >> > Yes, my plan was to branch at the commit just before the HS15 tag in
>> >> > jdk7/jdk7/hotspot appeared. But it would be good to get confirmation
>> >> > that is the right branch point.
>> >> I can look that up again... The changeset right before the fork is:
>> >> fc6a5ae3fef5
>> >> which bumps the HotSpot version to 14.0-b10.
>> > Thanks. I am waiting for Joe to reveal the open hs14 repo that he wants
>> > to base openjdk6 on first though before creating another one for now.
>> > Unless that takes too long of course, then we can always start tracking
>> > from that revision.
>> We can bump IcedTea6 to that revision now with a one-line change, then
>> wait for post-14 changes from a backported HotSpot tree.
> That seems like a good plan. There were some important fixes since the
> version we are using now. Attached is the proposed patch. Is that what
> you had in mind? (Still bootstrapping here...)
Looks spot on to me. Thanks for doing this, and sorry for not doing
it earlier myself.
>> >> But I was also told that 14 isn't stable yet, it's just in the
>> >> stabilization phase. When you really want something rock solid you
>> >> should go with HS11.
>> > Yes, you can even get this with icedtea configure
>> > --with-hotspot-build=original but that needs more patches (e.g for sparc
>> > support) and for zero/shark it is too old, so it needs too much
>> > backporting to keep current in the long run.
>> Now we are post 1.4, the plan is to drop support for that, unless
>> someone is interested in maintaining it. Anyone?
> I suggest we remove support as soon as we have an official hs14 repo.
Sounds good, though I have no idea if hs11 currently builds... :( doko?
> diff -r 92c4cc753f06 hotspot.map
> --- a/hotspot.map Thu Feb 19 11:32:45 2009 +0100
> +++ b/hotspot.map Mon Mar 02 10:31:33 2009 +0100
> @@ -1,2 +1,2 @@
> # version changeset md5sum
> -default f9d938ede196 c8f78d48ac83987bc2adebeebcd354e9
> +default fc6a5ae3fef5 1c3510387dccdb4907d0fd2f1c58e372
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