Testing Early Access builds with Real World Applications.

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 08:16:30 PST 2013

Oh and I forgot to add that you're more than welcome to add your project to
the list that we're tracking on that page, we're at 44 projects at the
moment but are hoping to hit the 100 by the end of the year.


On 11 November 2013 16:15, Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> For those who lack CI infrastructure to do this, CloudBees has kindly
> offered up free CI hosting for projects that want to test on the latest
> Java 8 binaries.
> Get the details here:
> https://java.net/projects/adoptopenjdk/pages/TestingJava8
> Cheers,
> Martijn
> On 11 November 2013 13:00, Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland <
> rory.odonnell at oracle.com> wrote:
>>  Hi All,
>> I want to ask for your help in testing Early Access builds with real
>> world applications.
>> Early Access binaries built from the JDK 8 code base are available today
>> from Oracle,
>> at http://jdk8.java.net
>> If someone else is regularly making Early Access binaries available for
>> testing as well,
>> feel free to share their location in a reply to this message
>> We're looking to broaden our test coverage, to catch possible
>> "showstoppers " before
>> we release.  An effective way to do that is to leverage the tests of
>> other products that
>> use Java in real world applications.
>> In the past couple of weeks I have been working with Wilfly & Apache
>> Lucene. They
>> have agreed to test our latest builds and report issues.
>> As it happens both groups started testing with b109 , when they moved to
>> b111 they
>> both reported the following issue :
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8026394
>> This issue was resolved in b114 , testing by Apache Lucene & RedHat
>> Wilfly confirmed
>> the fix.
>> If you are willing to regularly run your tests with EA builds and report
>> back if there are
>> any issues we would love to hear from you on this mailing list. If you
>> find issues, please
>> report them through bugs.sun.com (unless you already have an account in
>> the JDK Bug
>> System), and post the incident ID from the confirmation e-mail to this
>> list.
>> I am sure early warning of compatibility problems or potential
>> regressions is useful to
>> all of us. Let me know if you are interested, we really appreciate your
>> help!
>> Rgds,Rory
>> --
>> Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
>> Quality Engineering Manager
>> Oracle EMEA , Dublin, Ireland
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