Feature request: automatic JDK builds & build status badge for each platform

Ty Young youngty1997 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 16:31:58 UTC 2020

Anything on this? Could it be done?

On 5/29/20 10:46 AM, Ty Young wrote:
> (Apologies if this isn't within the scope of Skara or has been 
> discussed before. Please don't shoot me if either are true.)
> Hi,
> I frequently compile-from-source and use Project Panama's 
> Foreign-Memory-Access(FMA) builds from Github[1]. While this works, it 
> requires a lot of processing power, memory, and time to do and JDK 
> builds sometimes fail to build or have JVM bugs that result in 
> unexpected crashes. It is also fairly common in places such as the 
> U.S. to have data caps that can easily be eaten up by downloading JDK 
> source code that doesn't even compile.
> So, I'm wondering if automatic JDK builds and a checkmark badge for 
> each and every JDK platform could be added to resolve these issues. I 
> know it's a bit of a tall order, but doing so would really help people 
> like myself who frequently use in-development JDK features. Perhaps it 
> could help increase the amount of people playing around with these 
> in-development features as well since the bar to enter will be lowered.
> Presumably these builds are already being built somewhere and go 
> through testing, but if not or if making them public isn't an option, 
> perhaps using Github's "Actions" feature would suffice for building? 
> Just an idea.
> [1] https://github.com/openjdk/panama-foreign

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