Backport multiple toolchains support to JDK8?

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at
Mon May 11 12:19:09 UTC 2015

On 2015-05-08 18:49, Alexander Smundak wrote:
> And I guess the successor of the 8u60 is going to be the last JDK8 release?
As far as I know, 8u60 is the last JDK8 feature release being done by 

> On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM, Magnus Ihse Bursie
> <magnus.ihse.bursie at> wrote:
>> On 2015-05-08 04:46, Alexander Smundak wrote:
>>> I have backported "8034788: Rewrite toolchain.m4 to support multiple
>>> toolchains per platform." and related changes to jdk8u40 in order to
>>> build JDK8 with Clang/LLVM on Linux. Can I mail this change for the
>>> review?
>> JDK 8u40 is already released. Did you mean 8u60?
>> To get a backport in 8u60 means you need to get approval according to
>> If the backport does not apply cleanly (which I suspect in this case), then
>> you also need a review from the build team.
>> As I understand, 8u60 is already feature complete, and this change in
>> question is quite intrusive. I would not recommend backporting it to 8u60 at
>> this point.
>> /Magnus

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