Should we rename the MASTER forest?
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Nov 9 01:58:29 PST 2007
On 09/11/2007, Roman Kennke <roman.kennke at aicas.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> > The VM team (the hotspot/ subdirectory) has tended to work the other
> > way: we have a repository we are all working on and when we get near
> > a release we make a clone of that and call it HotSpot-N. But the
> > main repository keeps moving towards HotSpot-N+1.
> Seems like with Mercurial it doesn't really matter that much if we go
> the centralized approach of having one trunk from which the release
> branches are cloned or if the next development branch is cloned from the
> current release. The effect should be the same for all purposes.
> > If the top-level repository is called jdk, then it's weird that
> > there's a jdk/jdk subdirectory. Can we think of a better name for
> > that? jdk/jdk certainly isn't the whole JDK, since it doesn't
> > contain the VM, langtools, or the other important bits. I'd let
> > the people that own that code come up with a name for it.
> What about 'classlibs' for the class libs, rather than jdk?
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classlibs seems a better name, I think 'jdk' is a legacy name from before
langtools and friends were split out (but then again, this never included
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