[8u] Request for enhancement backport approval for 8059038: Create new launcher for SA tools
sgehwolf at redhat.com
Wed Dec 12 10:37:28 UTC 2018
On Wed, 2018-12-12 at 10:29 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 12/12/18 10:27 AM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> > On Wed, 2018-12-12 at 10:15 +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > > On 11/28/18 2:14 PM, Kevin Walls wrote:
> > >
> > > > Sure I completely support the intent to have launchers for CLHSDB and
> > > > HSDB in there. Yes I would advise to not create a new but different
> > > > version of the jhsdb command in 8, as it would look like later JDKs and
> > > > not function the same way. I'm happy that you're happy to do it that way.
> > > >
> > > > Clearly needs a maintainer comment regarding enhancement approval.
> > >
> > > I support this, but I still can't tell what you've decided to do.
> > The enhancement got the approval (from Andrew Hughes) and my plan was
> > to get to a decision as to the *how* on the 8u review thread. Right now
> > there are two options:
> > A) Mimic JDK 9+
> > CLI launch => $ jhsdb clhsdb
> > GUI launch => $ jhsdb hsdb
> > That's what the current webrev does.
> > B) Create separate launchers for CLI/GUI. Perhaps this?
> > CLI launch => $ jclhsdb
> > GUI launch => $ jhsdb
> > B) is Kevin's proposal.
> > Any opinions?
> A small preference for B, but I'm content either way.
> Are there any changes
> to documentation?
AFAIK this doesn't exist in JDK 8 yet. JDK 9 has. So perhaps.
As to the where and the how I'm not sure. Will there be (separate)
documentation for OpenJDK 8 post oracle's maintainership?
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