[PROPOSED]: New JDK Updates Maintainer process
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Feb 6 15:34:36 UTC 2018
Thanks Dalibor. I'll leave this open for discussion until next
Wednesday as its a busy week for some folks.
On 06/02/18 12:50, dalibor topic wrote:
> On 05.02.2018 19:24, Rob McKenna wrote:
> >- After tagging the source code for the last planned update release in the
> > forest they maintain, a maintainer should announce to the
> > jdk-updates-dev mailing list that they plan to step down, provide a
> > timeframe detailing when they intend to step down and call for a new
> > maintainer of the forest.
> > For example, the current set of jdk9u forest maintainers from Oracle now
> > plan to maintain the jdk9u forest until March 2018. The project page
> > will be updated to reflect this shortly.
> >- Suitable maintainers will be added to the OpenJDK JDK Updates Project
> > page  by the project lead under the maintainers heading and with a note
> > detailing the forests which they maintain.
> Looks fine to me. In fact, that looks and feels like what we have done for
> OpenJDK 6, and OpenJDK 7u, just formalized for a setting with multiple
> active forests.
> >- Maintainers of a JDK Updates forest may specify alternative codereview &
> > approval mechanisms.
> I'm not sure that's strictly necessary for 9u and 10u transitions, but I can
> see it being useful in LTS releases, for example to distinguish between
> approvals and reviews destined for multiple branches of the same forest with
> different maintainers for what's technically the same LTS release series.
> dalibor topic
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