OpenJDK 6 build 14 source posted
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu Dec 4 03:49:13 PST 2008
2008/12/4 Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>:
> Hi Joe,
> On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 14:35 -0800, Joe Darcy wrote:
>> On 12/03/08 01:49 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> > We are discussing whether or not to update to this for icedtea6 or skip
>> > it completely and go with HotSpot 14 (which is already the default now).
>> > I see the hotspot tests for 10 were removed and some new ones added. The
>> > newer hotspot in jdk7 has even other tests. In icedtea we have combined
>> > them all to have a bigger set of tests (there are 20 now). It might be
>> > an idea to do the same (and push the hs 10 and hs 11 tests towards
>> > hotspot in jdk7).
>> I think it is useful to at least have the HS11 sources published in
>> OpenJDK 6 to give the option of using the same version of HotSpot as
>> currently being used in 6u10 and 6u11. However, as previously
>> discussed on the list, going forward the HotSpot team has agreed to
>> use the same code base for OpenJDK 6 and the 6 update release; that
>> transition will occur with HS 14 sometime early in 2009. I hope this
>> new arrangement will both keep OpenJDK 6 more up to date as well as
>> reduce overall bug porting efforts. (Unlike HS 10 and HS 11, HS 14 is
>> already in Mercurial so the initial OpenJDK 6 HotSpot Mercurial
>> repository will probably be retired once this switchover occurs.)
> Yes. Currently in icedtea6 (and Andrew is fixing up some last issues for
I'm merging the security fixes to 7. 7 has had HS14 since it first existed.
HS14 is the default, but you can configure
> --with-hotspot=traditional to get HS11. --with-hotspot=traditional
> should also work for the default linux/sparc integration, but won't work
> when combined with --enable-zero and/or --enable-shark.
The option is original, not traditional :)
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