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

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Mar 28 23:33:32 UTC 2019

On 28/03/2019 11:37, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> 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
> Christoph

I'll let you keep doing the tagging.

I'll announce a freeze separately for both 8u and 11u on the 1st.

Does that sound ok?

Andrew :)

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