icedtea server mercurial upgrade
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Mon Mar 7 11:44:55 PST 2011
On 23:56 Sun 06 Mar , Mark Wielaard wrote:
> The ancient mercurial instance on the main icedtea server
> and the backup server have finally been upgraded to mercurial 1.8.
> It was still using 0.95 before. This makes sure all the latest
> mercurial features are supported. It also brings a fancy new
> web frontend. All hgweb stores have been upgraded:
> The graph view is pretty nifty.
> Plus the backup server that hosts repositories from the above
> three locations plus backups of the main openjdk ones:
> Backups are pulled every 30 minutes.
> The new setup also means you should be able to create nested
> subrepositories now under your people account. (But I think
> they are slightly confusing, so I would caution against
> them unless you really, really, really, think you need them.)
> I had to make some small tweaks to the buildbot integration
> (pushed upstream) and the hgforest extension. Since there is
> no real hg forest upstream anymore, I collected patches from
> various forks, plus our own, and put them in a new repository
> that holds the code that is running on the server now and that
> you can use on the client too:
> But you should not need to upgrade your current setup,
> unless you already had problems with the forest extension.
> (Most fixes/changes are for server side issues with newer
> versions of mercurial.)
The forest extension is no longer needed. OpenJDK7 provides
get_source.sh in its top-level directory.
> As a bonus, the few lucky projects that are wired to the
> buildbot, icedtea6, icedtea, icedtea-web and testrepo,
> now trigger from the main server instead of the backup
> server. Which means you can see the buildbot herd fire up
> almost instantly after your commit (well, with a ~5 minute
> delay and assuming the are free non-busy slaves).
> As always, please yell and scream if this upgrade broke
> some workflow. Apologies in advance if that did happen.
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