Adopt OpenJDK @ BG JUG, Step 2

Ivan St. Ivanov at
Tue Apr 1 15:45:25 UTC 2014

Hi Rory,

Yes, I have read it. I am asking something different. My question is
whether, provided we follow the process, the type of change would be
accepted. Or it would get rejected only because it does not bring any
tangible value to the project.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland <
rory.odonnell at> wrote:

>  Hi Ivan,
> Did you have a chance to read Martijn's New Contributor wiki page here<>
> It describes step by step how a new contributor should get involved.
> Rgds, Rory
> On 31/03/2014 20:39, Ivan St. Ivanov wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am Ivan from the Bulgarian Java User Group. We started end of last year
> our Adopt OpenJDK efforts. As proposed on the wiki, we started with initial
> presentation of the concepts to the JUG. We had a dedicated JUG meeting and
> two talks by Mani from LJC on a couple of conferences in Sofia. Then we set
> up Open JDK VM, that we shared to be used by our JUG members. In fact I
> think that Mani's quick start document is referring to our VMs for
> download. Last month we had Lambdas workshop in the JUG, where along with a
> presentation of the great new feature in Java 8, we did a hands-on lab on
> the well known Lambda tutorial.
> Now, it's time for the next step. According to the wiki, a good thing to
> start with is doing some small fixes like applying project coin or lambdas
> to some JDK methods. I decided to set up locally Java 9. Earlier this week
> I met (guess whom?) Mani at JavaLand and he advised me to run IntelliJ's
> code analysis to find some candidates for such small fixes. Based on that I
> created a really small patch, just to walk down the path, before going to
> the JUG. Here is a link to the webrev archive that I created:
> So, I have the following questions:
> - Do you think that such type of change would be welcome? If not, would you
> recommend what should we do before going to JBUG? If yes, we will go on in
> our JUG and find some other such small issues and even add test cases for
> them
> - Would you recommend having one big patch for all the changes that we
> find, or you think it is better to have one patch per issue
> Special thanks to Mani for all the help that he's been giving our JUG in
> the last few months!
> Cheers,
> Ivan
> --
> Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
> Quality Engineering Manager
> Oracle EMEA , Dublin, Ireland

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