Moving forward on jdk9

Kurt Miller kurt at
Mon Oct 2 19:03:50 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-10-01 at 14:29 -0700, Greg Lewis wrote:
> Hi all,
> At the moment our repository is stuck around build 120, with the
> initial
> JDK release being from build 181.  We got stuck there due to some
> merge
> conflicts, and I'm not sure it is very useful to try and work around
> them
> given the changes there has been in the tree since then.
> I'd like to propose the following:
> 1. Move the current state of the repo onto a branch to propose the
> early port that was done.  All of that work will continue to be
> available.
> 2. Merge with and reset the tip of the repo to match the JDK 9
> release build.
> 3. Merge back changes from the branch and incorporate additional
> changes as necessary to get a working JDK9 on *BSD.
> Comments?

No comments. Sounds good. Thanks Greg.


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