[8u] RFR (XS) 8219636: Windows build failure after JDK-8207070 8u backport

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Mon Feb 25 16:55:58 UTC 2019

On Mon, 25 Feb 2019 at 16:33, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 2/25/19 4:12 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > I don't think it's practical to expect every contributor to build on
> > GNU/Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and Solaris. I certainly don't have the
> > means to do so.  Not backporting code that touches platform-specific
> > code is one thing.  Not backporting anything that might break an
> > untested platform is another.
> Yes, exactly. Until we have some sort of submission test system,
> post-commit testing will have to do.
> --
> Andrew Haley
> Java Platform Lead Engineer
> Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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I think it's really the only practical solution, especially when
you add in architectures and build configurations like
Andrew :)

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