How to host HS14 stable? (Was: RFC: Change name of default HotSpot to 'default')

Mark Reinhold mr at
Fri Feb 20 13:01:40 PST 2009

> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 15:58:23 -0500
> From: james.melvin at

> Actually, the Hotspot engineering work is all done in Mercurial.

Ah, good; it seems that I was misinformed.

> For the JDK6 RE build, we lazily create a disposable Teamware
> workspace from the Mercurial repository...
> hotspot.gpl - Mercurial (read-write)
> hotspot     - Teamware  (read-only, regenerated for builds)
> This mitigates the Mercurial <--> Teamware SCM nightmares.

It also makes it all the easier for the stabilization work
to be done in the open.

- Mark

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