NOTICE: JPRT now requires HotSpot build/test on Mac OS X

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at
Fri Jan 27 12:41:44 PST 2012

The following changeset is now in Main_Baseline:

Changeset: d6660fedbab5
Author:    phh
Date:      2012-01-24 14:07 -0500

7126732: MAC: Require Mac OS X builds/tests for JPRT integrate jobs for 
Summary: Modify to run OSX builds and tests.
Reviewed-by: dcubed, kamg, ohair, dholmes
Contributed-by: james.melvin at

This means that JPRT jobs destined for Main_Baseline now have
to build (and test) on MacOS X...

MacOS X is one step closer to being a fully supported HSX platform.


On 1/25/12 7:22 AM, James Melvin wrote:
> Hi,
> Just a quick note that the following change has been pushed to
> hotspot-rt and will soon percolate up to hotspot-main...
> 7126732 MAC: Require Mac OS X builds/tests for JPRT integrate jobs for 
> HotSpot
> This effectively adds Mac OS X to the default set of platforms upon
> which to build HotSpot. All 'integrate' jobs must now pass builds and
> tests on Mac OS X as a prerequisite to integrating any changeset(s). As
> with other platforms, this will keep the Mac OS X port fresh and at Beta
> quality or better at all times.
> Lastly, this change will not affect job times. In fact, the mac-minis
> we've deployed as JPRT clients are quite zippy and have demonstrated
> some of the fastest builds of HotSpot in the farm.
> Let me know if there are any immediate issues with this change.
> Thanks,
> Jim

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