Proposal for back-porting JFR to OpenJDK8u

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Dec 7 09:57:29 UTC 2018

On 07/12/2018 02:52, guangyu.zhu wrote:
> I still don't understand why feature backport is the right approach. What's the difference between feature backport and JEP? Can you give more comments?

JEPs are proposals for new Java features. This isn't one.
This is an already-existing Java feature being backported.
A JEP is a waste of time. Why do you want one?

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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