Regular sync-ups from the upstream?

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Tue Feb 19 09:02:07 PST 2013

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 6:06 AM, Aleksey Shipilev <
aleksey.shipilev at> wrote:

> On 02/18/2013 12:48 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> > With the headlines like that, I'm going to ask regular sync-ups with the
> > upstream to bring more goodness from regular channels, including
> > non-lambda-specific j.u.c.*/HotSpot changes. Many of j.u.c. changes are
> > pushed directly into jdk8.
> >
> > Example: @Contended already accessible in jdk8-b75 (promoted Jan 31),
> > but not accessible in jdk8-lambda-b76 (promoted Feb 05?),
> > jdk8-lambda-b77 (promoted Feb 11?).
> Feels like I'm at the Apple Store! :) Ben had sidetracked this thread to
> Mac build problems. Can I please have my @Contended along with other
> stuff jsr166 in lambda/lambda?

Yes, please do whatever it takes so that jsr166 CVS can build and pass
tests (using lambda release for jdk8) using "ant compile test-tck

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