Request for approval: Backport of 6781583 to hs14/OpenJDK6
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Tue Jun 9 02:33:12 PDT 2009
2009/6/9 Paul Hohensee <Paul.Hohensee at sun.com>:
> There seems to be some confusion here.
Clearly, because what I believe we asked for was a stability branch
and that was the point of going through this whole process for over
three months. Why setup a forest unless it will be updated?
> hs14 is the version of hotspot that shipped with 6u14 and as such, is
> We do not intend to apply or allow any further bug fixes to it, including
> one you propose here.
I'm not asking you to apply it. I'm suggesting that I do.
It was never intended to be the basis for another
> version of hotspot.
The entire __point__ of making hs14 available was to use it in
OpenJDK6, at least from the point of view of IcedTea developers.
Ongoing hotspot development goes forward only in the
> openjdk hotspot repo, which is currently labeled hs16. Of course, anyone
> feel free to clone hs14 if they like, and apply what fixes they will to said
So you want us to create a fork? How does that help us all work together?
> One of those clones could easily be jdk6 open, but that's not our (the
> group's) decision to make.
> The next jdk6 update release will include a new version of hotspot, based
> either on hs14 (in which case it'll be an SSR, we'll likely call it hs14.1,
> and this
> fix will be off limits)
or the current openjdk hotspot repo (in which case
> will be a limited update, it'll likely be hs16, and the fix is already in
> it). The
> going-forward release is hs16. hs14 is a dead end.
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/6/8 Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org>:
>>> The following webrev:
>>> is backported from OpenJDK7. It allows hs14 to be built using GCC 4.3
>>> and above. Otherwise, the build fails. IcedTea has been applying an
>>> equivalent fix as three separately developed patches, two of which
>>> have been there pretty much since its inception in the summer of 2007.
>>> Ok to commit?
>>> Andrew :-)
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>> It's in the webrev, but to be explicit: this is for the new hs14 tree.
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