are there src git repositories for javase

David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Oct 9 05:07:57 UTC 2018

Hi Prakhar,

It's a bit late for Joe so allow me ...

On 9/10/2018 2:59 PM, Prakhar Makhija wrote:
> Thanks Joseph, I'll check Skara.
> I found one reference of ""
> I presume it is for cloning / pulling the jdk src projects, perhaps the hg
> trees you are mentioning

A leftover from when we had multiple hg repositories forming a forest to 
get the complete sources of the OpenJDK. No longer needed.

> Kindly tell me the process to clone the hg trees

hg clone

> Please also help me out with the development process here
> Every time is there a separate repository created, for developing a new
> major version of Java?

The jdk/jdk repository is used for all ongoing development. The actual 
releases then get forked off of that. See also:


> - Prakhar
> On Tue 9 Oct, 2018, 4:59 AM Joseph D. Darcy, <joe.darcy at> wrote:
>> The Skara project
>> ( has a JDK 12
>> mirror at
>> -Joe
>> On 10/8/2018 10:37 AM, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> there is no official/canonical one as far as I know, but there are a few
>> (externally maintained) Repos which are produced by mirroring the HG trees.
>>> I cannot endores any of them, but in GitHub you find:
>>> Older versions:
>>> SAP maintained:
>>> Ojdkbuild:
>>> AdoptOpenJDK:
>>> Gruss
>>> Bernd
>>> BTW: ist not a good idea to respond to Digest mails, it messes up the
>> threading and the subject

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