merges, commit rights and other OSes
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Mon Aug 24 10:12:58 PDT 2009
2009/8/24 Christian Thalinger <Christian.Thalinger at sun.com>:
> Greg Lewis wrote:
>> G'day Christian,
>> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 04:05:58PM +0200, Christian Thalinger wrote:
>>> Hi (mostly Greg)!
>>> I wanted to ask at what intervals a merge with upstream is done? I
>>> guess it's just a matter of spare time and actually doing it. Maybe I
>>> could help with that task, but then I'd need commit rights.
>> I'd like to do them every time there is a build tag in the main repository,
>> but it ends up depending a lot on my available free time (which is very
>> low at the moment).
>> I think it would be great if you wanted to help out with it, I have no
>> problems with you getting commit rights.
> Very good. Get me commit rights and I will do the merging :-)
> Btw. what do you think of using Mercurials rebase extension? I think
> it would be more straight forward as the base repository would be
> exactly the same (no changesets in between) and the BSD changes on top
> of it.
This seems to have worked ok in moving the OpenJDK6 HotSpot repository
to a common base with the other HotSpot repositories, but I was under
the impression that the BSD repo. was already based on JDK7? As Greg
mentions, there are regular updates from JDK7 going into BSD.
>>> Furthermore it would be nice to integrate some patches to be able to
>>> build on Linux and Solaris out-of-the-box (again). This would be very
>>> helpful for the MLVM project, as it currently is based on the bsd-port.
>> That's a definite goal. Our tree needs to still be compilable on Linux
>> and Solaris for the BSD changes to get merged into the main tree. I'm
>> happy to commit any patches for this.
> OK, I will try to collect them and post them here for review.
>  http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/RebaseExtension
> -- Christian
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