RFD: Draft guidelines for working on jdk8u

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 12:13:24 UTC 2019

Hi all,

Assuming we've got a rough consensus I'm happy to try and write this up in
the wiki - I'll need someone to give me access (not a committer).


On Mon, 11 Feb 2019 at 20:49, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 2/11/19 3:53 PM, Gustavo Romero wrote:
> > As we've briefly discussed, we planned to backport some PPC64-only
> > enhancements, like for AES BE, SHA2, and CRC32 intrinsics to jdk8u.
> >
> > Thus I would like to know if we can have a different policy for
> > such a kind of changes confined to a single port and hence add a
> > text about it in the draft guidelines for working on jdk8u.
> That seems reasonable to me. My intention is to minimize risk, not to
> minimize performance.
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> Andrew Haley
> Java Platform Lead Engineer
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