RFR : 8211106: [windows] Update OS detection code to recognize Windows Server 2019
bob.vandette at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 16:59:09 UTC 2018
> On Nov 14, 2018, at 3:50 AM, Baesken, Matthias <matthias.baesken at sap.com> wrote:
> Hello, looks like finally Windows Server 2019 is availability after the release stop .
> David found this info from November 13, 2018 :
> " ... In addition to extensive internal validation, we have taken time to closely monitor feedback and diagnostic data from our Windows Insiders and from millions of devices on the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
> There is no further evidence of data loss. Based on this data, today we are beginning the re-release of Windows Server 2019, ... "
> Alan / Bob - can I you as reviewers ?
I’m ok with this.
> Best regards , Matthias
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>
>> Sent: Samstag, 20. Oktober 2018 10:06
>> To: Baesken, Matthias <matthias.baesken at sap.com>
>> Cc: hotspot-dev Source Developers <hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net>; core-
>> libs-dev at openjdk.java.net; Moldenhauer, Niclas
>> <niclas.moldenhauer at sap.com>
>> Subject: Re: RFR : 8211106: [windows] Update OS detection code to
>> recognize Windows Server 2019
>> On 19/10/2018 13:11, Baesken, Matthias wrote:
>>> Hi Alan, I agree it is a pity that the minor version (dwMinorVersion) was
>> not increased .
>>> Looking at the build number was not my preferred way to handle this .
>>> My understanding (checked with our internal SAP-MS porting guys) is
>> that the buildNumber of Windows server 2016 will not get larger than
>>> the minimum introduced buildNumber of Windows server 2019 .
>> The changes in your webrev look okay to me although I assume we need to
>> be cautious about back porting until it becomes clear if Windows Server
>> 2019 will be re-released or not. The Windows Server blog  suggests
>> that the release is paused while an issue is investigated and maybe a
>> re-release will mean a new build number at least.
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