[aarch64-port-dev ] RFR: 8195685: AArch64: AArch64 cannot build with JDK-8174962

Andrew Dinn adinn at redhat.com
Tue Jan 23 10:54:23 UTC 2018

Hi David,

On 23/01/18 10:36, David Holmes wrote:
> Adding in hotspot-dev and Jesper


> I don't think you want to push this to jdk/hs, else you'll have a worse
> problem. If this undoes the fix, and the changeset with the fix is
> already seen to be in jdk/hs then when we sync with jdk/jdk we will end
> up without the fix!

Yeah, I thought that was probably going to be the problem.

> You may be lucky in that Jesper has been holding off pulling jdk/jdk
> into jdk/hs due to some test failures in jdk/jdk. If those are fixed
> (and I know one has been) then Jesper may merge jdk/jdk to jdk/hs "real
> soon now" and all the necessary pieces will be in place in jdk/hs.
Yes, I guess once the other changes make it in "real soon" the out of
order, early application of this one will not matter. Thanks for
explaining things and, once again, apologies for the mess.


Andrew Dinn
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