How to find a proper bug to fix

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Tue Aug 13 11:31:08 UTC 2013

Hi Alan,

Yep we've got a starter cheat sheet that Mani's been working on.  It maps
packages/classes to mailing lists, should be released soon.


On 13 August 2013 12:29, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:

> On 13/08/2013 11:15, Konstantin Perikov wrote:
>> Hi, Martin.
>> Could you point me the direction of work for adopt OpenJDK? As I
>> understand
>> this is not actually an OpenJDK, but some kind of a helper?
>>  In one of your mails you mentioned you had a "not a big deal" fix so it
> sounds like you have something already. One hard thing when starting out is
> finding the right list to discuss a fix. There are many OpenJDK lists and
> it often requires a cheat sheet to get to the right place in one move. In
> general I think folks are helpful on the mailing lists and will get you to
> the right place in a maximum of two moves. One thing to know is that the
> "listinfo" pages for many of the mailing lists have a list of the areas and
> APIs that folks on that mailing list maintain, so that might help. To my
> knowledge there isn't a starter cheat sheet although I think I heard
> Martijn mention at one point that he (or someone else in the LUC) were
> considering creating one.
> -Alan.

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