JDK8u212 next steps

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Mar 20 18:30:13 UTC 2019

On 19/03/2019 19:25, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> 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
> Christoph

Thanks, it's appreciated. Rushing things is rarely a good idea.

I've now rebased and pushed 8220641 & 8193764. Just review of 8189761 to go.
Andrew :)

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