Tag a build in jdk8u and merge to jdk8u-dev?

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at sap.com
Thu Mar 28 11:37:38 UTC 2019

Hi Andrew,

> > I was wondering, whether we want to tag a new build in jdk8u and merge
> > back to jdk8u-dev, similar as Goetz is doing with jdk11u?
> >
> >
> >
> > JDK-8193764 and JDK-8220641 have been pushed to jdk8u and JDK-8189761
> is
> > approved but I don't see a review thread... Do we maybe want to wait for
> > JDK-8189761? What's the outlook for that one?
> >
> >
> As you'll have seen, 8189761 was posted a few hours after your e-mail.
> My thinking was that we'd tag -b02 once these three pending ones were in.
> Given it's the 1st on Monday, I'd expect that to be the freeze point. I
> don't see any other critical fixes waiting for approval. There is a
> further update coming from Oracle with the final Japanese epoch, I
> believe, but I can bring that in with the security fixes if need be.

Sounds fair.

So, when I see that 8189761 has landed on or after next Monday, the 1st of April, shall I do tag -b02 and communicate the freeze? Or do you want to do it this time?

Best regards

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