[8u112] Request for approval for JDK-8074312 - Allow hotspot builds on 4.x Linux kernels.
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Jul 21 17:43:59 UTC 2016
----- Original Message -----
> On 21/07/16 06:23, David Holmes wrote:
> > On 21/07/2016 12:20 AM, Rob McKenna wrote:
> >> This appears to be fixed in 8 already, am I missing something?
> >> http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/hotspot/rev/908b2d7253fc
> > Well that's embarrassing. :) I never actually checked, I just assumed
> > as Jeremy had run into the problem that it existed. But on closer
> > inspection I think he was building the original JDK 8 sources, not 8u.
> > Thanks Rob.
> > David
> Indeed it is embarrassing. I can confirm the jdk8 repository was
> cloned rather than jdk8u.
> Thank you Rob for spotting this mistake. Thanks also Dave for your
> helpful advice and being the sponsor.
Easy mistake to make. I can confirm 8u is fine on 4.x versions of Linux.
Incidentally, does the new HotSpot build in OpenJDK 9 mean this version test
has finally bitten the dust or did it get ported over?
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