[?] Who is the official owner of the BTrace project and its HG repo?

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Wed Oct 7 14:45:08 UTC 2020


Let's discuss any legal/ownership issues offline. Assuming we can
solve them, we can work with the Skara team to see if we can do
a direct import.

-- Jon

On 10/7/20 2:50 AM, Jaroslav Bachorík wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been the sole maintainer of the BTrace project for the last
> couple of years. For a number of reasons related to migration to and
> from kenai.com and then the discontinuation of java.net the project
> ended up on GitHub.
> With the move of JDK development itself to GitHub I have been trying
> to get the BTrace repo transferred under JDK as well. However, AFAIK
> there is no way to bring an outside repo and it would need to be the
> HG->Git repo transfer. Alas, the HG repo is empty because I don't have
> rights to push there anything and no one else is actually working on
> BTrace. Although, IMO it would be much easier just to transfer the
> ownership in GitHub to 'openjdk' organization I am also willing to do
> the git->hg->git round to get the code in if it is totally necessary.
> As for the code ownership in the GitHub BTrace repo - 99% of
> contributions are coming from me and I have signed OCA ages ago. Also,
> I was accepting only PRs from people with signed OCA (and there were
> ~5 other persons actually contributing there within the last 10 years)
> so it should also be covered.
> Looking forward to seeing an answer.
> Regards,
> -JB-

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