Mac OS X port - update

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Feb 3 07:36:24 PST 2012

On 03/02/2012 15:28, Kumar Srinivasan wrote:
> 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. :-)
I think Michael plans to get everything into jdk8 soon so I would 
suggest sync'ing up with him before bringing over individual areas.


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