JDK-8025128 and How to comment/proceed on issue I have reported ?

Max Rydahl Andersen manderse at redhat.com
Thu Oct 3 14:37:58 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 03:10:13PM +0200, Remi Forax wrote:
>On 10/03/2013 02:02 PM, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
>>A) Where do I comment/get info on if JDK-8025128 will be backported 
>>to an update for Java 7 so createTempFile doesn't break existing 
>>applications that works fine with any previous JDK 5, 6 and 7 
>The classical workflow is to first fix jdk8 and then backport it,
>so if you take a look to the backport section of JDK-8025128,
>It was backported yesterday in 7u45 which is due to 2013-10-14
>see https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8025474

Perfect - those backports weren't there when I looked last.

Sounds great if it gets fixed :)

>>B) Is the "workflow" above really expected ? i.e. why can't I as 
>>reporter comment on the jira or even actually get the link tot the 
>>jira that was opened when reporting the issue.
>Currently it seems that the JIRA instance in not able to send mail to 
>people outside the ones listed in the census.
>Mark (in CC), is it something fixable without involving lawyers ?

 From what I gather the only way I can even get to watch/comment/give feedback on these
jiras are to become a committer or find the right mailing list to ask on - seems
rather "closed" to me :)


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