Proposal for back-porting JFR to OpenJDK8u

Andrew Haley aph at
Sat Dec 8 08:43:49 UTC 2018

On 12/7/18 7:15 PM, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:

> I'm not sure how you got that out of what I said.

Sorry, I'm just trying to understand what you mean.

> I'm saying:
> - pick a point in jdk/jdk for your backport to begin,
>    e.g., jdk-12+24 snapshot
> - grab the relevant files (hopefully there won't be
>    much overlap with non JFR changes)
> - do the backport to OpenJDK8u
> - find the original changeset for the JFR port to give
>    you the first bug ID
> - find subsequent JFR bug fix changesets to give the
>    next bug IDs
> - list all the bug IDs in your single changeset for the
>    JFR backport to OpenJDK8u.

Perfect. Yes, that's exactly what I'd do.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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