Kelly.Ohair at Sun.COM
Tue Aug 18 11:50:29 PDT 2009
re-send, with corrected CC list...
Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> I recall some issues needing to be fixed in these files, I would hate to
> loose those fixes, whatever they were.
> The question is, do they all need to be the same, or can they be
> allowed to drift independently.
> Some of these repositories have a degree of independence, and some
> of the information in this readme doesn't apply to all repositories.
> Not sure it's fair to RE to make them responsible for keeping all
> 7 copies merged, so if it's 'one', anyone changing the file will need
> to change all 7 copies.
> I'm not sure where the original copy came from, but it's generally
> not an accepted policy to reformat these things, although I did see
> some strange non-printing characters in these files in the past.
> Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> Would it make sense to have master copies of these licenses somewhere,
>> and have RE
>> update these THIRD_PARTY_README files automatically when needed, much
>> as they
>> update copyrights and/or validate the legal notices in source files?
>> -- Jon
>> Brad Wetmore wrote:
>>> Tim/Kelly, why are there copies of the THIRD_PARTY_README in 7
>>> different repositories? We started with 7 identical copies, but now
>>> they have diverged into two different versions following Tim's
>>> putback. Are they supposed to be all the same? What's the intent
>>> here? See below.
>>> > It appears that some licenses are correctly included verbatim,
>>> > and some are gratuitously reformatted.
>>> I'm not seeing this reformatting you're talking about...
>>> What I do see here...there are now two different versions of the
>>> THIRD_PARTY_README in the repositories. I don't know why or what was
>>> intended (above).
>>> 1) There was an initial load in all these workspaces:
>>> ., corba, hotspot, langtools, jaxp, jaxws, jdk
>>> All the README files are identical. (same sums)
>>> 2) The following workspaces were updated by Tim Bell to add
>>> something by Marti Maria, and remove something by Peter Norvig.
>>> jaxp, jaxws, jdk
>>> This were done under three different bugs:
>>> 6738894: Merge jaxp fixes from 6 update train into OpenJDK 6 and 7
>>> 6831313: update jaxws in OpenJDK7 to 2.1 plus bug fixes from OpenJDK 6
>>> 6695776: corba jscheme jar files in repository could be built from
>>> I didn't see any reformatting.
>>> 3) All of the workspaces were updated by Abhijit for a copyright
>>> date change (2005 to 2007):
>>> 6803688: Integrate latest JAX-WS (2.1.6) in to JDK 6u14
>>> For some reason, the same change went into the jaxws repository but
>>> under a different bugid.
>>> 6813167: 6u14 JAX-WS audit mutable static bugs
>>> Again, I'm not seeing any reformatting.
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