CFV: New JDK 9 Committer: Joseph Provino

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at
Wed Sep 16 20:30:24 UTC 2015

I hereby nominate Joseph Provino to JDK 9 Committer.

He's a member of the HotSpot GC Team and has contributed 26 patches [3]

Votes are due by 4:30 PM EST, Wednesday September 30, 2015.

Only current JDK 9 Committers [1] are eligible to vote on this nomination. Votes 
must be cast in the open by replying to this mailing list.

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [2].


[3] List of patches:
8085987: Vm crash "not long aligned" in nsk/stress/metaspace/jck60/jck6* tests
8081508: metaspace/shrink_grow/CompressedClassSpaceSize fails with OOM: 
Compressed class space
7006810: G1: Introduce peace-of-mind checking in the Suspendible Thread Set
8074546: Rename and clean up the ParGCAllocBuffer class
8074545: Rename and clean up the ParGCAllocBuffer class
8067891: Remove vestigal G1SATBCT barrier set kind
8071805: BarrierSet::Other is not used and should be removed.
8064947: Clean up BarrierSet ctor/dtor
8027450: Improve time reporting in G1 remark
8058534: Remove HeapRegion::_orig_end
8029566: PPC: OrderAccess::load_acquire(julong) is broken
8028396: Minimal VM: undefined symbol: 
8011569: ARM -- avoid native stack walking
8011064: Some tests have failed with SIGSEGV on arm-hflt on build b82
8013461: There is a symbol AsyncGetCallTrace in libjvm.symbols that does not 
exist in minimal/libjvm.a when DEBUG_LEVEL == release
8009904: jvmtiClassFileReconstituter.cpp needs to be excluded from the minimal jvm
8009835: Only produce a warning when -Xshare:auto is explicitly requested
8008474: Add -Wundef to warning flags.
8006498: #if <symbol> is wrong in the code.
8008310: Some adjustments needed to minimal VM warnings and errors for 
unsupported command line options
8003581: UseG1GC is not properly accounted for by INCLUDE_ALTERNATE_GCS
8006878: Some non-existent GC source files are in the minimalVM exclude list.
8003539: Minimal VM don't react to and -XX:+ManagementServer
7189254: Change makefiles for more flexibility to override defaults
7153374: ARM ONLY .. linking problem with new compilers.. Need to use -fPIC

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