Handling Backport Changesets

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri Mar 29 18:36:39 UTC 2019

On 29/03/2019 16:49, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Good idea!
> From my naive understanding, this is merely a question of changing
> "jcheck" in such a way that it allows these sort of extra comments. As
> project owner you can disable "jcheck" altogether, in which case we
> could start using the new comments right away. I'd nevertheless vote
> for keeping "jcheck" but extend it to allow the new format.
> Regards,
> Volker

Well, I'm not project owner; that would be aph :) (TooManyAndrewsException)

jcheck catches quite a lot of stuff, much as it annoys me sometimes, so
I prefer to keep it enabled if possible. Also, this proposal would apply
to Oracle-maintained repositories as well (e.g. jdk12).
Andrew :)

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