JDK8u212 next steps

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at sap.com
Tue Mar 19 19:25:28 UTC 2019

Hi Andrew,

> On 18/03/2019 08:58, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've transported the changes for OpenJDK 8u212 to the jdk8u repository
> forest, as per the steps below. The request for a new JBS release
> "openjdk8u222" was sent to ops.
> >
> > As of now, changes that are targeted for jdk8u212 need to be pushed to
> jdk8u. Those must, of course, have been labeled with "jdk8u-critical-
> request" and approved beforehand. I've set  "jdk8u-critical-request" on bugs
> JDK-8220641, JDK-8193764 and JDK-8189761 as I assume they shall go into
> jdk8u. Please correct it in JBS if my assumption is wrong.
> >
> Why was this forked before these changes were pushed in the first place?
> We'd already agreed they would go in first.

Yes, we agreed they should go in. But you also said "... until we find it's taking too long". However, I have to admit, I was maybe a bit too eager here.

> >
> > When there are no objections, I'll do the push to jdk8u on Monday. In
> detail this will mean the following steps:
> When exactly do you expect such objections, given you didn't send this
> until 21:32 on Friday evening?

Hm, you are probably right. I should have let passed a working day at least for such objections.

So, after all, I should say sorry here. I guess I learned a lesson for the next round...

Best regards

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