Mac OS X port - update

Jim Holmlund james.holmlund at
Fri Feb 3 11:11:27 PST 2012

On 2/3/2012 7:40 AM, Kumar Srinivasan wrote:
> On 2/3/2012 7:36 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> 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.
> That sounds good, thanks! and I was not aware of this.
I wasn't aware of this either.  Is this official, and we don't need to port our own changes to jdk8?
- jjh

> Kumar
>> -Alan

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