CFV: New JDK 9 Committer: Andreas Eriksson

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at
Fri Sep 18 00:40:38 UTC 2015

I hereby nominate Andreas Eriksson (aeriksso) to JDK 9 Committer.

Andreas is a member of the HotSpot Sustainability Team and has 
contributed 9 significant patches [3].  He has fixed customer problems, 
added good regression tests, and implemented missing functionality in 
class redefinition.

Votes are due by 8:45 PM EST, Thursday October 1, 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].

Coleen Phillimore

[3] List of patches:

8076110: VM crash when class is redefined with 

8060036: C2: CmpU nodes can end up with wrong type information

8072588: JVM crashes in JNI if toString is declared as an interface method

8051045: HotSpot fails to wrap Exceptions from invokedynamic in a 

7176220: 'Full GC' events miss date stamp information occasionally

8057043: Type annotations not retained during class redefine / retransform

8033696: "assert(thread != NULL) failed: just checking" due to 
Thread::current() and JNI pthread interaction

8081412: Remove from the problem list

8080428: [TESTBUG] java/lang/invoke/8022701/ - FAIL: 
Unexpected wrapped exception java.lang.BootstrapMethodError

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