Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Mon Jul 21 12:37:08 PDT 2008
On 21/07/2008, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 13:28 +0100, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> > I've continued with updating the IcedTea7 repository over the past few
> > weeks. It currently builds b30, I'll
> > try and move to b31 shortly, and it is in sync with IcedTea6 as of
> > last night.
> Nice. Thanks for keeping this current.
No problem. I have my own reasons to want to work with OpenJDK7 obviously :)
> > However, I haven't pushed
> > these changes to the main repository due to the mail flood that will
> > result. Instead, the changes are posted at:
> > http://fuseyism.com/hg/icedtea/
> > If someone turns off the mail updates for icedtea, I'll push them
> > there too but I don't fancy flooding everyone's mailboxes
> > with 30+ repeat e-mails.
> Lets coordinate on irc (it is a simple edit of the [usersubs] section
> in /etc/mercurial/hgrc). We can surely disable to commit messages for a
> big push like this. But I don't like disabling commit messages in
> general till we have a more formal patch posting policy in place.
Couldn't agree more on this, but I feel the logic fails at the moment
because the icedtea (7) tree is seeing mainly merge traffic. I have
no problem posting the few changes I make on that tree explicitly if
It's not a major problem, more I foresee you having to turn it on and
off all the time.
> In particular it would be nice if you could explicitly post any patches
> that you needed that were not a simple hg merge between icedtea6 and
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