Request for approval: Backport fix for Bug 6539464 to HS14

Andrew John Hughes gnu_andrew at
Wed May 13 11:04:37 PDT 2009

2009/5/13 Tom Rodriguez <Thomas.Rodriguez at>:
> I'm not sure what you're requesting here.  I don't think this can make it
> into the current hs14 which is going out in 6u14.  I think that's pretty
> much in the can.  It could certainly be backported in a later release and
> there's no reason it couldn't get into 6 open once that's updated to hs14.
>  It should backport cleanly without problem.
> tom
> On May 12, 2009, at 7:50 AM, Omair Majid wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The current Hotspot 14 stable has an issue where successive calls to
>> Math.log() produce inconsistent results. The original bug is at
>> A fix was committed to openjdk7
>> Is it
>> OK to backport this fix to hotspot 14?
>> Cheers,
>> Omair

As this is an OpenJDK mailing list, it seems clear (at least to me)
that the intention was to make this available in OpenJDK, not a
proprietary Sun build.  I believe a hs14 forest has been proposed and
should be making an appearance on at some point...
 The backport Omair mentions has already been completed and the patch
applied locally in IcedTea.  The intention behind this mail was to
make sure the patch also gets applied upstream.
Andrew :-)

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