[PATCH] Always apply Zero and Shark patches
aph at redhat.com
Fri May 8 08:10:50 PDT 2009
Gary Benson wrote:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/5/8 Gary Benson <gbenson at redhat.com>:
>>>> If so, I'd like to just push them (or rather the 7 equivalents)
>>>> into the IcedTea forest for 7.
>>> What is the process for going from there to the OpenJDK forest?
>> Same as aph outlined. Having the commits in the IcedTea forest
>> would mean that you could roll the patches/webrev from the
>> changeset(s) there, and we can do 'raw' OpenJDK builds of
>> Zero/Shark. HotSpot in the IcedTea forest will be the same as
>> HotSpot in the master jdk7 tree as soon as I bump to b57.
> That's cool. I was a little concerned that they might disappear
> into a mass of changes, but I guess we can pull them out more or
> less painlessly so long as each patch is an individual commit.
For what it worth: there may be little practical benefit in getting
Zero into OpenJDK 6. By the time we get it all in, OpenJDK 6 is going
to be in maintenance-only mode, not quite EOL but getting there. I'd
advise you to concentrate on OpenJDK 7.
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