IcedTea build instructions

Andrew Haley aph at
Thu Oct 6 02:21:25 PDT 2011

On 10/06/2011 08:53 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> On 10/05/2011 05:13 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 10/05/2011 04:08 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>>>  sez:
>>>>     hg clone -r icedtea6-1.10
>>>>  Surely this is wrong -- you really want
>>>>     hg clone -r icedtea6-1.10.3 ssh://
>> I meant
>>>>  Don't you?
>>>>  Or maybe even
>>>>     hg clone
> I believe the last one is the most correct. The first is also correct.

How is the first one correct?  It's an old release on the
icedtea6-1.10 branch.

> But hg clone -r icedtea6-1.10.3 is not correct
> for sure. As far as I know there is no branching on
> minor-minor-vrsions - and have no sense.

I'm not sure what you mean by this.  icedtea6-1.10.3 is the most
recent release tag.

> X.Y.Z - Y is always branched, but Z just signify that in this point
> tarbals (for rpms...) were released.

icedtea6-1.10   is 2487:9f4eced56544
icedtea6-1.10.3 is 2531:7ba3ed55131e

Why are we telling people to check out an obsolete release?  It
doesn't make any sense.


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