Feature request: automatic JDK builds & build status badge for each platform
youngty1997 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 06:12:51 UTC 2020
On 6/1/20 10:28 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> We have an Oracle-internal CI system for JDK builds and have thought
> it would be useful to publish some information from that system
> externally in a way that can be associated with changesets.
Thanks for the reply!
Sounds great. Are you at all considering public automatic builds too?
> On 6/1/2020 9:31 AM, Ty Young wrote:
>> Anything on this? Could it be done?
>> On 5/29/20 10:46 AM, Ty Young wrote:
>>> (Apologies if this isn't within the scope of Skara or has been
>>> discussed before. Please don't shoot me if either are true.)
>>> I frequently compile-from-source and use Project Panama's
>>> Foreign-Memory-Access(FMA) builds from Github. While this works,
>>> it requires a lot of processing power, memory, and time to do and
>>> JDK builds sometimes fail to build or have JVM bugs that result in
>>> unexpected crashes. It is also fairly common in places such as the
>>> U.S. to have data caps that can easily be eaten up by downloading
>>> JDK source code that doesn't even compile.
>>> So, I'm wondering if automatic JDK builds and a checkmark badge for
>>> each and every JDK platform could be added to resolve these issues.
>>> I know it's a bit of a tall order, but doing so would really help
>>> people like myself who frequently use in-development JDK features.
>>> Perhaps it could help increase the amount of people playing around
>>> with these in-development features as well since the bar to enter
>>> will be lowered.
>>> Presumably these builds are already being built somewhere and go
>>> through testing, but if not or if making them public isn't an
>>> option, perhaps using Github's "Actions" feature would suffice for
>>> building? Just an idea.
>>>  https://github.com/openjdk/panama-foreign
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