Repository? -- How many lines of development?
shade at redhat.com
Mon Nov 28 20:05:45 UTC 2016
On 11/18/2016 05:33 PM, joe darcy wrote:
> On 11/18/2016 5:50 AM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> Regardless of many repos used for a line of the development, there is a larger question of how many
> lines of development to have. For JDK 10 I propose three lines of development:
> * A master forest, serving the roles master and dev play today in 9.
> With a few exceptions, in JDK 9 master was just time-delayed copy of dev so we can implement
> recording the information about which set of sources correspond to a promoted build without using a
> whole other forest.
> Rather than using a separate line of development for client-libs work as in 9, I think this should
> be done in the same line of development as all other libs work in 10.
> * Single HotSpot forest.
> Over of the course of JDK 9, the HotSpot team went from using multiple forests for their work to
> using a single one.
> * Sandbox
> The JDK 9 sandbox (http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/sandbox/) allows collaboration and publication of
> sources of small projects outside the main line of development. This ability should continue in JDK 10.
(silly me, haven't sent the reply)
This looks okay to me. As long as we have a forest to push pending JDK 10 changes into.
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