Please look at my JEP

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Jul 2 12:57:28 UTC 2014


On 07/02/2014 11:39 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On 2/07/2014 6:11 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> Please can someone review my JEP?
>> It's very simple, and until we can get things moving this is
>> blocking a significant contribution to OpenJDK.
> The JEP 2.0 process [1] is still being formulated so it is unclear to me 
> how to advance this JEP at this time.

I'm doing this as part of JEP 2.0 because Mark Reinhold asked me to.
He suggested I post the request here.  Perhaps he can advise.

> I'm not even sure how to officially "review" it as such. The basic
> proposal is sound (similar to ppc64/aix). The engineering plan would
> need a lot more detail I think - perhaps discuss with Volker & Goetz
> to get details of what was needed for PPC64 with regard to the
> staging etc. Perhaps prepare webrevs for teh shared code changes and
> have them looked at by the different groups: hotspot, build,
> core-libs. Also it needs to be done in the context of the JDK 9
> project, so this email probably needs to go to the jdk9-dev alias,
> and solicit support from the JDK 9 project lead.

Right, but as I understand it all that is required at this stage is a
basic sanity check of the proposal, which is very similar to that for

I'm of course happy to produce webrevs for the shared code or anything


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