Mac OS X port - update

Kumar Srinivasan kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.COM
Fri Feb 3 07:28:34 PST 2012

On 2/3/2012 3:23 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 03/02/2012 02:10, David Holmes wrote:
>> I am concerned. There was some discussion when various changes went 
>> into 7u-osx regarding the suitability of the changes for inclusion in 
>> the mainline repositories ie 7u-dev. It was my understanding that 
>> there would be a more extensive review and, if necessary, clean up 
>> process, before those changes were merged into the mainline 7u-dev. I 
>> have only seen that happen for a couple of specific issues.
> You're right, there were several concerns about some areas of the code 
> when jdk7u-osx was setup. One was the launcher and that has since been 
> sorted out by Kumar, another was the jnilib support, which has 
Right! I am planning on forward porting these changes to jdk8, shortly. :-)


> been temporarily removed pending a cleaner implementation. I think 
> it's worth compiling an updated list of things that should be cleaned 
> up although from a stability point of view then some of them may be 
> work for jdk8 rather than 7u.
> -Alan

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