OpenJDK 6 b19 features?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Wed Feb 17 14:41:03 PST 2010
On 17 February 2010 22:22, Andrew John Hughes <gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> On 17 February 2010 17:55, Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at sun.com> wrote:
>> Now that OpenJDK 6 b18 is wrapped up, on to b19!
>> A detailed list of the bugs fixed is available from
>> What features should go into b19?
>> Andrew has already started work on updating HotSpot.
> This will be ready to push as soon as the issue with Daniel's patch is resolved.
>> Previously Jon mentioned porting some javac fixes from JDK 7.
>> I think the patch to fix 6761856: OpenJDK: vertical text metrics may be
>> significanly different from those returned by Sun JDK, already included in
>> IcedTea 6, should be evaluated for application to the OpenJDK 6 master.
> Backported: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/6761856/webrev.01/
> Let me know if I should push. As it's in IcedTea6, and thus in every
> build of OpenJDK6 actually pushed out by distros, it seems like a good
> idea to include it upstream :-)
>> Other than routine ongoing maintenance, any other changes people want to get
> I'm sure we mentioned some more stuff that was being put off for b19,
> but can't think of it now. I'll have a skim through my inbox.
I don't see anything other than the HotSpot update and javac changes
already mentioned that were put off until b19. Time to go back to the
IcedTea6 patch set and see what else can go in :-)
> Any ETA on the tarball so b18 can be well and truly said to be done with?
> Andrew :-)
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