Project proposal: Shenandoah
roman at kennke.org
Wed Apr 1 11:43:51 UTC 2015
> Having looked at your proposal in some detail, I have no reservations
> about it being an OpenJDK Project.
> We are working on resolving the HotSpot Group Lead question and should
> soon be able to have the HotSpot Group sponsor the Project, allowing you
> to proceed to the next step in Project creation.
Perfect, thank you!
> As Jon said, a potential contribution of a new GC would be entirely new
> territory for us, so I can't recommend a specific course of action with
> respect to your JEP and its potential future integration until you have
> had some time to pursue your Project under the OpenJDK umbrella, and
> others have had a chance to evaluate it.
> My overriding concern is about the maintainability of the HotSpot code
> base and the potential increased maintenance burden that could arise
> from integration of a new GC. That's the part I have serious
> reservations about, and while I understand that you're not looking to
> integrate your code into HotSpot just yet, I do want to register them to
> make sure that when the time comes they are given their due consideration.
I totally understand your concerns, and we're putting a focus on making
Shenandoah as least intrusive as we can. We might even come out with a
cleaner GC interface than what we have now :-)
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