[PROPOSED]: New JDK Updates Maintainer process
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Fri Feb 16 14:22:18 UTC 2018
Hearing no objections we will adopt this process from here on out.
On 06/02/18 15:34, Rob McKenna wrote:
> 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.
> > cheers,
> > dalibor topic
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