Reporting bugs is important to us! When we know something isn't working we can look into fixing it and schedule the fix in our release road map. This is also true if you are experiencing problems with a Jikes RVM that you have modified for your own development; knowing how people modify Jikes RVM will help us to make it more flexible and robust in the future.
How to report bugs
Note: we're currently in the process of migrating the bug tracker. Please report bugs on the mailing lists in the meantime.
The Jikes RVM Bug Tracker is managed using a system called JIRA, which is really friendly to use. To avoid spam, JIRA does require a user account when reporting or commenting on issues. You can sign up at Xircles. Direct sign up at JIRA was disabled by the Codehaus adminstrators because the registration process was automated by spammers.
You can also report your bug on the researchers mailing list. Do not report bugs on the core mailing list unless you are willing to work on a solution.
If you need a way to report a bug that contains confidential information, contact the Jikes RVM team via the core mailing list for instructions.
Once you have checked that your issue has not been reported before, create a new issue by following the instructions in JIRA and completing the following checklist: