JDK 11 is now in Rampdown Phase Two

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Jul 30 21:31:47 UTC 2018

On 31/07/2018 2:47 AM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> For RDP 2, it is my understanding that any P1-P2 bugs that are not test 
> or doc issues now need approval (according to the Fix-Request Process of 
> JEP 3) before you can push. Is that correct? If so, I think the Fix 
> column of the table at the beginning of JEP 3 should say:
> Current P1–P2, with approval

Hmmm, that seems unnecessary overhead. In RDP2 P1 and P2 are required to 
be fixed, so requesting approval to do something required to be done, 
seems counter productive.

But I agree the table and the later text seem at odds.


> --Sean
> On 7/26/18 5:19 PM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>> Per the JDK 11 schedule [1], we are now in Rampdown Phase Two.
>> The overall feature set is frozen.  No further JEPs will be targeted
>> to this release.  Per the JDK Release Process [3] we now turn our focus
>> to P1 and P2 bugs.  Late enhancements are still possible with approval,
>> but the bar is now extraordinarily high.
>> If you’re responsible for any of the bugs on the RDP 2 candidate-bug
>> list [3] then please see JEP 3 for guidance on how to handle them.
>> - Mark
>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/11/#Schedule
>> [2] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/3
>> [3] http://j.mp/jdk-rdp-2

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