7121110 : JAXP 1.4.5 update 1 for 7u4 & jaxp source in jdk7 repo

Joe Wang huizhe.wang at oracle.com
Sat Dec 24 01:38:46 UTC 2011

On 12/23/2011 2:11 PM, Omair Majid wrote:
> On 12/23/2011 04:27 PM, Joe Wang wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> We have prepared a jaxp update for 7u4. The listed changes have been
>> posted to the jdk7u-dev alias with "7u4 Request for approval for CR
>> 7121110 - JAXP 1.4.5 update 1 for 7u4".
>> With this update, we are adding jaxp sources back into the jdk7
>> repository, which means we are abandoning the jaxp bundle download
>> process. This is a significant change. We'd like to hear if you have any
>> concerns. If no objection, we'd like to push the change within the next
>> week.
> In the IcedTea project, we have found this split of jaxp (and jaxws) 
> sources into a separate tarball to be problematic for patching. In 
> fact, we have added the sources into the jaxp tree in the icedtea forest:
> http://blog.fuseyism.com/index.php/2011/09/29/icedtea7-2-0-pre-release/
> So this merge happening in the 7u4 forest(s) is great news for us!
Very glad to know. Hope this would go through and we'll have the same 
> However, if you are looking for feedback from the wider community, may 
> I suggest waiting for a longer period? Many people are away on 
> vacation during the next week due to Christmas and New Year holidays.
You're right. Let's wait for a couple more weeks.


> Thanks,
> Omair

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