Changes to 8u and 11u process

Severin Gehwolf sgehwolf at
Tue Aug 6 17:11:34 UTC 2019

On Tue, 2019-08-06 at 17:57 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 8/6/19 2:46 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > Backports which have already been approved by Oracle for their
> > proprietary fork will no longer need approval for 8u- and 11u-open.
> > There are two reasons for this. Firstly, it's safe to assume that
> > Oracle have done their due diligence with regard to suitability.
> > Secondly, it's a waste of effort on the part of the maintainer.
> ... also, we're trying to maintain parity with Oracle's closed
> releases.

Could you please clarify?

Consider a bug with a backport to Oracle JDK 11 and "Fix version:
11.0.6-oracle". Does that mean a fix for OpenJDK 11u can only be pushed
to jdk11u-dev once 11.0.6 opens? Same rationale for JDK 8 and 8u232 vs


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