Request for review: 7069991: Setup make/ files for jdk8

Keith McGuigan keith.mcguigan at
Wed Nov 23 07:39:16 PST 2011

On Nov 23, 2011, at 10:17 AM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:

> FYI... This locks down the repository to only use jdk8, regardless  
> of what the jprt submit -release NNN option says.
> If this change only went into jdk8 I think it would be fine, but  
> don't these same hotspot sources get
> integrated into jdk7? Will someone change this to jdk7 when that  
> happens?

We can tailor the hsxNN repositories to use jdk7 if that's their  
expected release vehicle.  hsx really ought to be jdk8, though.  I  
didn't realize that this setting overrides the -release value passed  
on the submit line...  How would we go about setting a default that is  

- Keith

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