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

Max Rydahl Andersen manderse at redhat.com
Thu Oct 3 14:40:02 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 07:18:07AM -0700, Alan Bateman wrote:
>On 03/10/2013 05:02, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
>>I got some questions on a specific issue but also on how to 
>>actually contribute bug reports to OpenJDK...
>>1) I open a bugreport against http://bugreport.sun.com/bugreport/ 
>>(with my java.net username)
>>   The last page of this gives no link, no info besides "we will 
>>get back to you"
>>2) I receive a mail saying bug has been opened with an ID that is 
>>nowhere to be found
>Incidents submitted via bugs.sun.com go into a different system and 
>JIRA project, I suspect the ID you received is the issue number for 
>that system. If moved into the JDK JIRA as a bug then it gets a new 
>issue number. You are not the first to ask about this, it does make 
>it impossible to find incidents once they are moved into the bug 

I can understand the complexity of mixing two systems, but
at least if the jira would actually have a comment or part of the description
or a field listing the orignal ID that is sent out in those bugs.sun.com 
mails would help alot.

>>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 
>As Rémi said, fixes go into the main-line first.  The Backports 
>section will list the back-port issues created for the issue.

Yeah, I see those just showed up.

Didn't get notified or anything since not possible to participate on the jira as non-committer :)


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