JDK 8 Warnings Cleanup Day -- Dec. 1st, 2011
stuart.marks at oracle.com
Tue Nov 29 15:05:53 PST 2011
On 11/29/11 4:21 AM, Artem Ananiev wrote:
> On 11/29/2011 2:31 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 29/11/2011 02:10, Xiomara Jayasena wrote:
>>> 3. Pull this repo to base your changes on it:
>> The AWT/Swing folks might want to chime in here but I suspect they may
>> prefer to have fixes for the client area (java.awt.**, javax.swing.**
>> etc) to be based on jdk8/awt rather than the TL forest. It's no big deal
>> if they are pushed to jdk8/tl but it may reduce the merge effort if the
>> client area changes are pushed via the jdk8/awt forest.
> Yes, we (AWT and Swing) would definitely like to participate. However, pushing
> to jdk8/tl forest doesn't look as the right choice: we'll get conflicts with
> our own changes on synchronization with jdk8 master. As java/sun.awt.* and
> javax.swing.* packages are quite separate from other JDK parts, wouldn't it be
> easier to integrate fixes to awt-swing forest?
It sounds like it makes more sense for you to integrate your changes through
the awt-swing forest, so by all means go ahead and do so. I'm only equipped to
test and push changes to TL. If you're going through a different forest,
perhaps you could help to coordinate and test the changes going through there.
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