Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Fri Nov 9 10:08:40 UTC 2018

Hi Lars and welcome!

There'as an adoption-discuss mailing list that you might find help for
queries like "I'm looking at the code in area X, what mailing list do I
post to for clarification?"


On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 10:05, Lars Francke <lars.francke at> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I just filed my OCA and Dalibor suggested that I introduce myself here so
> I'll do just that.
> I'm based in Hamburg, Germany and have spent almost all my professional
> life self-employed[1] working in the "Big Data" (it's a terrible buzzword)
> / Hadoop field (I started ~2008). I'm a committer on Apache HBase, Hive and
> ORC as well as an Apache Foundation member and a contributor to a bunch of
> other tools (Knox, NiFi, Hadoop etc.).
> As I'm helping clients mostly with troubleshooting and fire fighting I have
> to dive into (Open)JDK implementation details every once in a while.
> Unfortunately this is often Kerberos related.
> Hence my first attempt at a contribution will be a simple additional log
> message in the JDK that would have saved me an hour of searching around.
> I've already asked for comments on security-dev.
> OpenJDK as an ecosystem is pretty large so it'll take me a while to get
> started. Please excuse any beginner mistakes I might make. On the other
> hand I'm happy to help with any of the tools (list above) so just shoot me
> an email if you've got a question.
> Cheers,
> Lars
> [1] first alone and now with a colleague in our own small company <

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