CFV: New Valhalla Committer: Frederic Parain

Karen Kinnear karen.kinnear at
Mon Feb 2 23:28:37 UTC 2015

Vote: yes


On Feb 2, 2015, at 5:19 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:

> I hereby nominate Frederic Parain (fparain) to Valhalla Committer.
> Frederic is a member of the Hotspot Runtime team who's looking to join the dark forces @ Project Valhalla. Here's a list of his OpenJDK contributions.
> HotSpot
> Removed unused networking functions from os class
> Cleanup of old and unused VM interfaces
> Fix for JDK-6546236 made Solaris os::yield() a no-op
> Method os::yield_all() should be removed
> Remove support for old T1 libthread
> Remove deprecated VM flag UseVMInterruptibleIO
> Thread interrupt() of Thread.sleep() can be lost on Solaris due to race with signal handler
> dtrace/hotspot/Monitors/Monitors001 fails in product builds on solaris-sparc
> Memory leak during class redefinition
> ResourceMark nesting problem in stringStream
> The hs_err file gets wrong name
> race condition in VMError::report_and_die()
> Add support for JMX interface to Diagnostic Framework and Commands
> Test runtime/6294277/ runs wrong JVM
> java -Xdebug crashes on SourceDebugExtension attribute larger than 64K
> JNI DefineClass crashes client VM when first parameter is NULL
> GarbageCollectorMXBean notification contains ticks vs millis
> Need additional specializations for argument parsing framework
> Memory leak in GarbageCollectionNotifications
> Parsing of boolean arguments to diagnostic commands is broken
> Add diagnostic commands
> C-heap growth issue in ThreadService::find_deadlocks_at_safepoint
> Adding a diagnostic command framework
> Adding a notification to the implementation of GarbageCollectorMXBeans
> Adding new DTrace probes to work with Palantir
> JDK:
> Cleanup of old and unused VM interfaces
> Remove use of JVM_Open, JVM_Read and JVM_Close functions from serviceability code
> Add back Diagnostic Command JMX API
> The jcmd man page is not included in generated bundles
> fails
> Removing remote access to diagnostic commands in the HotSpotDiagnosticMBean
> sun/tools/jcmd/ failing intermittently
> TEST_BUG: jcmd tests need to use -XX:+UsePerfData
> ManagementPermission "control" needs clarification
> Adding a diagnostic command framework
> Adding a notification to the implementation of GarbageCollectorMXBeans
> docs need to be updated to replace Java SE 6 occurrences
> Add two attributes to the OperatingSystemMXBean to provide CPU Load info
> Votes are due by February 15, 2015.
> Only current Valhalla Committers [1] are eligible to vote on this
> nomination.
> For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [2].
> Thank you,
> Maurizio Cimadamore
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