RFD: Draft guidelines for working on jdk8u

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Mon Feb 11 20:48:54 UTC 2019

On 2/11/19 3:53 PM, Gustavo Romero wrote:
> As we've briefly discussed, we planned to backport some PPC64-only
> enhancements, like for AES BE, SHA2, and CRC32 intrinsics to jdk8u.
> Thus I would like to know if we can have a different policy for
> such a kind of changes confined to a single port and hence add a
> text about it in the draft guidelines for working on jdk8u.

That seems reasonable to me. My intention is to minimize risk, not to
minimize performance.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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