Adopt OpenJDK @ BG JUG, Step 2

Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland rory.odonnell at
Tue Apr 1 15:30:12 UTC 2014

Hi Ivan,

Did you have a chance to read Martijn's New Contributor wiki page here 

It describes step by step how a new contributor should get involved.

Rgds, Rory

On 31/03/2014 20:39, Ivan St. Ivanov wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am Ivan from the Bulgarian Java User Group. We started end of last year
> our Adopt OpenJDK efforts. As proposed on the wiki, we started with initial
> presentation of the concepts to the JUG. We had a dedicated JUG meeting and
> two talks by Mani from LJC on a couple of conferences in Sofia. Then we set
> up Open JDK VM, that we shared to be used by our JUG members. In fact I
> think that Mani's quick start document is referring to our VMs for
> download. Last month we had Lambdas workshop in the JUG, where along with a
> presentation of the great new feature in Java 8, we did a hands-on lab on
> the well known Lambda tutorial.
> Now, it's time for the next step. According to the wiki, a good thing to
> start with is doing some small fixes like applying project coin or lambdas
> to some JDK methods. I decided to set up locally Java 9. Earlier this week
> I met (guess whom?) Mani at JavaLand and he advised me to run IntelliJ's
> code analysis to find some candidates for such small fixes. Based on that I
> created a really small patch, just to walk down the path, before going to
> the JUG. Here is a link to the webrev archive that I created:
> So, I have the following questions:
> - Do you think that such type of change would be welcome? If not, would you
> recommend what should we do before going to JBUG? If yes, we will go on in
> our JUG and find some other such small issues and even add test cases for
> them
> - Would you recommend having one big patch for all the changes that we
> find, or you think it is better to have one patch per issue
> Special thanks to Mani for all the help that he's been giving our JUG in
> the last few months!
> Cheers,
> Ivan

Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA , Dublin, Ireland

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