Contributing to the development of openjdk mips port

LIU Qi liuqi at
Thu Oct 21 00:13:54 PDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 01:25:27PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
 > On 10/19/10 2:53 AM, LIU Qi wrote:
 > > Hi guys,
 > > 
 > > In the meantime, we want to merge our codes into the OpenJDK. 
 > Hi, 
Hi Dalibor,

 > that sounds great. I like that you're already in touch with Jonathan,
 > as I think it would be best to have one MIPS porting project on OpenJDK,
 > if possible, as that would make it easier for others to use it without
 > having to figure out which one to pick.
Yes. Currently we are cooperating very closely with Jonathan. And I am
discussing this issue with Jonathan. We both do not want to see two
branches of MIPS OpenJDK port.
 > For contributing to OpenJDK, the authors of the port would need to 
 > submit an Oracle Contributor Agreement. For details, see  
 >, in particular section 0.

 > I'd be happy to talk about it with you & Jonathan. I would suggest putting 
 > the code into the mercurial forest of the MIPS port on OpenJDK, once you 
 > have all the OCAs in place for the port's authors, and they have appeared 
 > on the list at 
Sure. We are working on the OCA.

 > In general, if your goal is to get the MIPS port to a level of quality 
 > acceptable for merging into the mainline, it should pass the conformance
 > tests. For details how to apply for access for them, please see
 > That's the successful path Zero & Shark took to get into mainline, and 
 > I think that's something worth repeating.
Thanks for your valuable information on the development. We will dig
into that.



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