CFV: New JDK 8 Updates Committer: Andreas Eriksson

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at
Wed Dec 9 17:17:12 UTC 2015

I hereby nominate Andreas Eriksson (aeriksso) to JDK 8 Updates project 

Andreas is a member of the HotSpot Sustainability Team and has 
contributed 11 significant patches.  He has fixed problems that 
customers have found, added good regression tests, and implemented 
missing functionality in class redefinition.

Votes are due by 12:00 PM EST, Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Only current JDK 8 Committers [1] are eligible to vote on this 
nomination. Votes must be cast in the open by replying to this mailing 

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [2].

Coleen Phillimore

[3] List of patches:

8074696: Remote debugging session hangs for several minutes when calling 

8080428: [TESTBUG] java/lang/invoke/8022701/ - FAIL: 
Unexpected wrapped exception java.lang.BootstrapMethodError

8131333: [TESTBUG] 
Improperly specified VM option 'TraceRedefineClasses=0x600'

8076110: VM crash when class is redefined with 

8072588: JVM crashes in JNI if toString is declared as an interface method

8051045: HotSpot fails to wrap Exceptions from invokedynamic in a 

8060036: C2: CmpU nodes can end up with wrong type information

7176220: 'Full GC' events miss date stamp information occasionally

8057043: Type annotations not retained during class redefine / retransform

8033696: "assert(thread != NULL) failed: just checking" due to 
Thread::current() and JNI pthread interaction

8134759: jdb: Incorrect stepping inside finally block

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