CFV: New JDK 9 Committer: Max Ockner

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at
Tue Sep 29 19:19:16 UTC 2015

I hereby nominate Max Ockner (mockner) to JDK 9 Committer.

Max is a member of the HotSpot Runtime Team and has contributed 15 
changes below [3] to the hotspot runtime system.  These changes include 
safepoint checking verification, merging duplicate template interpreter 
code, NMT bug fixes and code cleanups.  He is currently working on 
runtime support for unified logging.

Votes are due by 4:00 PM EST, Tuesday October 13, 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:
8130681: Kitchensink startup crashes JVM with NMT overlapping ranges
8098791: Remove PrintClassStatistics and PrintMethodStatistics
8076161: Runtime stub for throw_null_pointer_exception always constructs 
log messages
6811960: x86 biasedlocking epoch expired rare bug
8073989: Deprecated integer options are considered as invalid instead of 
deprecated in Java 9
8029630: Thread id should be displayed as a hex number in error report
6983747: Remove obsolete dl_mutex lock
8078349: remove dead code - fast_iagetfield
8074718: Merge templateTable_x86 _32 and _64 .hpp files
8072128: mutexLocker.cpp _mutex_array[] initialization broken with 
safepoint check change
8013393: Merge template interpreter files for x86 _32 and _64.
8064319: Need to enable -XX:+TraceExceptions in release builds
8047290: Make Mutex::_no_safepoint_check_flag locks verify that this 
lock never checks for safepoint
8060074: os::free() takes MemoryTrackingLevel but doesn't need it
8060449: Obsolete command line flags accept arbitrary appendix

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