openjdk8u212 and openjdk11.0.3 code freeze/rampdown dates
christoph.langer at sap.com
Thu Mar 7 23:16:44 UTC 2019
I've updated the Wiki https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/JDKUpdates/JDK11u yesterday, adding some process description and timeline information. Didn't get feedback from Andrew so far. But I think I should add similar information to https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/jdk8u as well.
> But the presence of 11.0.3 tags means I missed that 11.0.3 has already been
> forked for rampdown, correct?
Yes, 11.03 has been moved to the jdk11u repository for rampdown. jdk11u-dev is now the working repository for 11.0.4.
> We’re roughly 6 weeks from when 8u211/212 and 11.0.3 will ship. There
> are two 11.0.3 tags in jdk11u-dev, but no 8u212 tags in the jdk8u-dev. There
> are 9 backports left on the u211/212 list. One is out for review (JDK-
> 8180904/8077608 by Xin), one is unassigned (JDK-8213983), and one looks to
> be taken by Aleksey (JDK-8217305). I’m willing to do the remaining 6: they’re
> all pretty small. Just need jdk8u-fix-yes tags. :)
> I haven’t seen code freeze dates for non-embargoed patches candidates,
> but may have missed them going by. If they aren’t yet determined, it’d be
> excellent to have them so we can plan rampdown.
It would be great if you can do the remaining 6 issues. As soon as the list of backports is empty, we shall do the rampdown. For 8u222 and following we can do this hopefully a bit earlier.
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