jdk9 update branch?
christoph.langer at sap.com
Wed Jun 28 13:52:09 UTC 2017
Thanks, Jesper and Vladimir for your suggestions.
So I'm starting to tag relevant bugs with 9-bp now and assign these to myself - such as I did with https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8180413 now.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
> [mailto:jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com]
> Sent: Montag, 26. Juni 2017 19:49
> To: Vladimir Kozlov <vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com>
> Cc: Langer, Christoph <christoph.langer at sap.com>; jdk9-
> dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: Re: jdk9 update branch?
> > On 26 Jun 2017, at 19:27, Vladimir Kozlov <vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com>
> > I thought label is 9-bp for backports to jdk 9.
> Yes, that is another way to tag a bug for backporting but that won't remind
> you in the same way as having an issue assigned to you. (Well, I guess that
> depends on wether you keep an eye on your assigned issues or not :-) )
> > Vladimir
> > On 6/26/17 4:35 AM, jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I agree that the 9u repo is due to be created fairly soon. (I'm not involved
> in the repo creation though.)
> >> Just a suggestion to help you remember the backports: Create the
> backport issue in JBS, set the fix version to 9-pool and assign it to yourself. As
> long as you keep track of issues assigned to you it should stay on your radar
> until the update repo is created.
> >> Cheers,
> >> /Jesper
> >>> On 26 Jun 2017, at 08:23, Langer, Christoph <christoph.langer at sap.com>
> >>> Hi,
> >>> as the JDK9 forest is virtually closed now due to the upcoming release,
> I'm wondering when a JDK9 update branch will be opened.
> >>> Imagine there's a bug which applies to all releases, e.g. from 10 down to
> 8. Then I would first fix it in 10 and after that request a downport to lower
> releases. For 8 that would probably work but for 9 it is to my knowledge not
> possible at the moment. So I trigger the downport to 8 and then step away.
> And eventually it's very likely that I forget to do the downport to 9 at the
> time there will be an update branch. So, when will an update branch be
> opened? Or what else can I do to not forget my potential fixes for JDK9
> update releases, e.g. label my bug for some automatic integration?
> >>> Thanks and best regards
> >>> Christoph
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