[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] More incompatibilities

Hiroshi Yamauchi yamauchi at google.com
Tue Mar 3 23:44:40 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Phil Race <Phil.Race at sun.com> wrote:
> Hello Roman,
> Roman Kennke wrote:
>>> The purpose of the tests is to verify that fixes work.
>>> So we don't integrate tests in advance of the fix since
>>> they would fail. Instead they live in the bug report.
>> Ok. Are the testcases of former bug reports of Hiroshi (that have
>> already been fixed? Dunno about the miter join bug though.) been
>> integrated into OpenJDK?
> Any fixes that are pushed will have a test case pushed too
> along with it. That's a "big rule". The miter line join fix
> hasn't been pushed yet. It almost got lost in the email (nice
> segue to one of my points below) because it didn't say PATCH.

So, an email should say "PATCH" somewhere in it? If that's the
convention, it's all fine.

>>> For the cases where where you have a proposed fix, then use bugzilla, for
>>> the ones you don't submitting each of those tests as a bug report into
>>> bugs.sun.com
>>> is the right thing to do at the moment.
>> Ok. The announcement also says 'contributions from those developers
>> without push permissions'. This is interesting, as it excludes people
>> like me, who have push access, but I cannot really make use of
>> bugs.sun.com either. So I will continue to send emails instead.
> I think the intent is that patches should NOT be sent in email,
> as bugzilla is now available to track those patches so that they
> don't get lost in the email and its easier to see where we are WRT
> to integrating contributions.
> So you should use bugzilla for submitting patches, even if you
> ultimately push them. Patches already in process likely don't
> need to be retrospectively added to bugzilla unless you want to
> do that.
> -phil.

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