[11u] Questions re. CSR && Backport of JDK-8205516: JFR tool

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at gmail.com
Thu May 2 17:52:35 UTC 2019

Since we’re backporting JFR to 8, perhaps makes sense to do that for 8 as
well ;)

I can help you with the bug and the CSR request, I’ll give a look at it and
let you know.


On Thu 2. May 2019 at 19:28, Jie Kang <jkang at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am interested in doing the backport work for JDK-8205516: JFR tool
> [1] to openjdk 11u. A CSR was filed for the original bug so I believe
> I will need to file a CSR for the backport bug [2] as well. However, I
> am not an author or a committer; is this something someone can do in
> my stead?
> Also: why should the JFR tool be backported to 11?
> JFR is now in openjdk 11+. In order to extract information from flight
> recordings, one would need to write a parser, maybe using existing
> java libraries like jmc-core, download a separate tool (if any exist),
> or use JMC, a full fledged GUI application. A CLI tool that is part of
> the JDK is a very good alternative and I think it makes sense for the
> JFR tool to be available in JDKs that support flight recordings,
> including 11.
> Regards,
> [1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8205516
> [2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8222896
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