Security fixes are back; other fixes can go in. Time for build 18?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Sat Nov 7 17:12:04 PST 2009
2009/11/7 Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at sun.com>:
> The latest batch of security fixes have been pushed into OpenJDK 6.
> Martin and Andrew, you're clear to push your other fixes back.
Thanks, I'll get onto that tomorrow or Monday.
> Now that OpenJDK 6 has the latest security fixes, Andrew's backport of
> Nimbus, and the new delivery model for jaxp and jaxws, that might be a good
> amount of change to be a new build, b18.
> Is there any other work that should go back into b18?
I'd like to get a backport of
http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/jdk7/rev/d6b08bdb9a54 in. It's a
minor fix that Kelly found that gets rid of the superfluous -fastdebug
build directory currently being produced by OpenJDK6 builds.
Otherwise I think it's good to go.
The list has been silent on the matter, but I discussed hs16 and
OpenJDK6 with Dalibor on IRC and we agreed that it would be better to
wait until this is more stable before bumping up OpenJDK6 to it.
IcedTea is currently supporting it as a build option, but it isn't
turned on by default. One advantage to hs16 going into OpenJDK6 is
that the Zero assembler port changeset which was recently promoted
into b75 could be backported. Otherwise, it needs a few things
ripping out to work with hs14 (and then putting back when we do go to
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