JDK 7 M5 extended to build 76 (2009/11/12)

Mark Reinhold mr at sun.com
Fri Nov 6 21:01:39 PST 2009

(cc'ing jdk7-gk to make sure everyone's on the same page)

> Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:18:57 -0800
> From: lana.steuck at sun.com

Hey -- welcome back!

> According to Jdk7 build calendar, b76 promotion date was last Thu, 11/05, while
> in your email it is on 11/12.
> ...
> Please note that the calendar shows that some builds take two weeks, while
> others only one week. Is this by intention?

No, it's by lack of time -- I just haven't yet had time to update the
calendar.  I'll do that soon.

> I was planning to integrate a number of client fixes (awt, swing and 2d) into
> b77 (Swing has a slot on Wed, Nov 11).
> I saw your email about M5 being extended to b76, however missed that "your" :)
> b76 is on Nov 12. (was looking at the calendar page which says b76 is on Nov
> 05).
> Should I hold off the Client integration till after Nov 12?
> Or can I integrate them on Nov 11? I assume that then they would get into M5
> (any approvals required?)

No, the last changes for M5 are already in the master, to soak for a
bit until we promote b76 next Thursday 11/12.  Please wait until after
Thursday to do your next integration, which will be for M6.

- Mark

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