Feature request: automatic JDK builds & build status badge for each platform
youngty1997 at gmail.com
Fri May 29 15:50:05 UTC 2020
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On 5/29/20 10:46 AM, Ty Young wrote:
> (Apologies if this isn't within the scope of Skara or has been
> discussed before. Please don't shoot me if either are true.)
> I frequently compile-from-source and use Project Panama's
> Foreign-Memory-Access(FMA) builds from Github. While this works, it
> requires a lot of processing power, memory, and time to do and JDK
> builds sometimes fail to build or have JVM bugs that result in
> unexpected crashes. It is also fairly common in places such as the
> U.S. to have data caps that can easily be eaten up by downloading JDK
> source code that doesn't even compile.
> So, I'm wondering if automatic JDK builds and a checkmark badge for
> each and every JDK platform could be added to resolve these issues. I
> know it's a bit of a tall order, but doing so would really help people
> like myself who frequently use in-development JDK features. Perhaps it
> could help increase the amount of people playing around with these
> in-development features as well since the bar to enter will be lowered.
> Presumably these builds are already being built somewhere and go
> through testing, but if not or if making them public isn't an option,
> perhaps using Github's "Actions" feature would suffice for building?
> Just an idea.
>  https://github.com/openjdk/panama-foreign
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