CFV: New jdk9 Committer: Axel Siebenborn

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at
Thu Aug 6 09:56:14 UTC 2015

I hereby nominate Axel Siebenborn to jdk9 Committer.

Axel is a long-term member of the SAP JVM team at SAP.
He was one of the initial authors of our Hotspot port to PPC64 and is
currently working on fixing and improving the various garbage
collectors on our weak memory platforms.

He has contributed 10 changes to the hotspot repository so far:

8074561: Wrong volatile qualifier for field

8068909: SIGSEGV in c2 compiled code with OptimizeStringConcat

8036666: VMTI GetObjectMonitorUsage does not return correct recursion count

8036976: PPC64: implement the template interpreter

8034867: Object references from expression stack are not visible as
roots via jvmti FollowReferences and HeapDump

8035392: cppInterpreter: fix message of NPE

8025728: Missing volatile specifier for field G1AllocRegion::_alloc_region

8025599: Missing store barrier with OptimizeStringConcat

7158988: jvm crashes while debugging on x86_32 and x86_64

7100935: win32: memmove is not atomic but is used for
pd_conjoint_*_atomic operations

Votes are due by 20:00 CET, August 20, 2015.

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