Future jdk9u updates & 9-critical-request
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Mon Jan 29 17:58:02 UTC 2018
Just a heads up to let you know these have been approved.
I'm planning to propose a new process around approvals soon which will
(hopefully) prevent a similar situation from occuring again.
On 12/01/18 11:37, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 7:19 AM, Rob McKenna <rob.mckenna at oracle.com> wrote:
> > Hi Martin,
> > I see you've added the 9-critical-request label to several bugs lately.
> > This is just a heads up to let you know that as Oracle has no plans to
> > release further updates to JDK9  then these labels will be have no
> > effect until a new project maintainer steps forward.
> I think I was confused by the End Of Updates being March 2018; I expected a
> last update just before End Of Updates.
> I'm not sure whether we will have a new jdk9 updates maintainer step
> forward. I'll ask around. Some combination of folks from Google, Red Hat,
> Azul, etc might make it work.
> Can I get my own personal jdk9u hosted at
> to park my backport patches even if don't commit to owning jdk9 updates?
> Can we get help from Oracle to run cross-platform tests on arbitrary trees
> like jdk9u in the future (e.g. via jprt) even if Oracle itself no longer
> supports that particular tree?
> > -Rob
> >  http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-updates-dev/
> > 2017-November/000024.html
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