Contributing to the development of openjdk mips port

LIU Qi liuqi at
Thu Oct 21 18:30:27 PDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:54:42PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
 > One thing to keep in mind is that you need to make sure once you
 > decide to contribute the port to OpenJDK is to have the OCA for 
 > the authors of the code you want to contribute to OpenJDK - 
 > if that code contains changes made in Icedtea by other authors 
 > who have not signed the OCA, we won't be able to accept those 
 > changes in OpenJDK without their authors signing the OCA first.
Sure. Currently all patches in the MIPS port are in our team. And we are
working on the OCA.

 > Shark & Zero have gone the same route, originating in Icedtea,
 > going through a project in OpenJDK, and then getting pushed
 > upstream into mainline eventually, so it's something you 
 > need to make sure you keep track of as you work on your port.
Thanks for your advice. I think our codes will be hosted at Icedtea
before it could appear on the OpenJDK website.



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