New hotspot project repos
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Jul 20 13:59:46 PDT 2011
On 13:17 Wed 20 Jul , Paul Hohensee wrote:
> Some may have noticed new Hotspot repos on hg.openjdk.java.net. We've
> made the Hotspot project independent of any particular JDK project
> because Hotspot
> delivers into multiple JDKs. These new repos replace the ones under the
> project for Hotspot development going forward. They are
> This is the Hotspot integration repo and replaces jdk7/hotspot.
> These are the Hotspot group repos and replace jdk7/hotspotgc,
> and jdk7/hotspot-comp.
Yeah, I noticed and was going to ask about this. Looks like my
assumption about it was correct :-)
> We've also changed when we create repos for specific Hotspot versions.
> For update
> releases, we used to do it just before delivery into b01 of the update.
> Now, we'll
> do it when we bump the version number. The version-specific repos will
> be used
> as flow-through repos during promotion into various JDK master hotspot
> so when development on a version is done the corresponding
> version-specific repo
> will contain the definitive source for that version. The current
> Hotspot version repo
> for hs22 was created just yesterday and is
Ok, so this is earlier than usual. I only saw hs21 appear recently.
Should we still stick with hs21 for now, as far as a stable release goes?
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