RFR: 8154343: Make SATB related code available to other GCs

Roman Kennke rkennke at redhat.com
Mon Apr 18 11:50:06 UTC 2016

Am Freitag, den 15.04.2016, 14:30 -0700 schrieb Jon Masamitsu:
> On 4/15/2016 12:17 PM, Roman Kennke wrote:
> > 
> > I just noticed that I made the patch against the jdk9 repository,
> > instead of jdk9-dev. There was a small change to make to
> > require_marking()/retain_entry(). The updated webrev is here:
> > 
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rkennke/jdk-8154343/webrev.01/
> > 
> > And I also forgot to post a link to the jira entry:
> > https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8154343
> > 
> > Please let me know what you think, and if I can commit it. Thanks!
> Roman,
> You're aware of jprt?  The tool that Oracle uses to build hotspot 
> patches on all platforms,
> do a minimum amount of testing, and then does the commit?  For shared
> code
> such as in your patch, it is always used.  Sorry if I'm stating old
> news 
> but I wasn't
> sure what to make of your request to commit (yourself).

Yes, I am aware, but wasn't sure if it's still used or if external
contributors need to worry about it, because I heard conflicting
stories about the possibility to commit patches ourself.

So how would I go about getting a sponsor for a patch like this?


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