Project Proposal: Code Tools
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Mon Mar 12 11:31:34 PDT 2012
On 03/12/2012 11:16 AM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> On Mar 10, 2012, at 11:19 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> > In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines , I would like to start the discussion of a new Project to provide tools of use to OpenJDK developers while working on the OpenJDK code base. Such tools currently include test tools and Mercurial extensions; it is envisaged that additional tools will be added over time, subject to the Project Lead's approval.
>> > There are a number of initial candidates for inclusion in such a Project.
>> > * jtreg
>> > jtreg is the regression test harness for the OpenJDK platform.
>> > It is currently just available via source bundles .
>> > * jtharness
>> > jtharness is the test framework underlying jtreg .
>> > * sigtest
>> > sigtest is a set of utilities relating to API signature checking .
>> > * the Mercurial "jcheck" extension
>> > jcheck provides simple validity checks on the contents of a changeset
> I wonder if one repository holding all the Mercurial extensions would make sense?
> Not sure it's a big deal, just a suggestion.
> I think this is a good idea.
I think it's a reasonable idea, subject to the consensus of those who
might want to work on Mercurial extensions.
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