CFV: New JDK Reviewer: Severin Gehwolf

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon May 13 15:09:20 UTC 2019

I hereby nominate Severin Gehwolf <sgehwolf at> to JDK Reviewer.

Severin has contributed ~60 changesets[1] to OpenJDK since
2015. Backporting work exceeds 10. This includes jdk11u and
jdk8u[2]. Some backports were non-trivial. He has filed 2 CSRs[3] so

Most contributions have been to hotspot/serviceability and build

Recent, yet uncommitted, work will include more container work in the
JVM (cgroup v2) and a new jlink plugin.

Specific changes worth mentioning:

- Added Nestmates support to Zero (JEP-181)[4].
- Improved container limits dection in the JVM[5].
- Fixed a memory leak in the debugger[6].

[1] at
[2] at at

Votes are due by May 27, 2019.

Only current JDK Committers [1] are eligible to vote
on this nomination.  Votes must be cast in the open by replying
to this mailing list.

For Lazy Consensus voting instructions, see [2].


Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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