Repository? -- How many lines of development?

Joseph D. Darcy joe.darcy at
Mon Nov 28 22:16:25 UTC 2016

Hi Stefan,

On 11/28/2016 11:01 AM, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> On 2016-11-28 18:55, joe darcy wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> Last call for comments, in summary the proposal is for JDK 10 to have 
>> three externally visible lines of development:
>> * master
>> * hotspot
> Not an objection, but rather an observation.
> This would mean that we have two things that people will refer to as 
> the hotspot repository. The jdk10/hotspot top repository and the 
> jdk10/hotspot/hotspot repository with the hotspot code. Maybe it would 
> be better to stick with hs? Of course, this problem will go away when 
> the repository consolidation is in place, so it might be a short-lived 
> issue.

As JEP 296: Consolidate the JDK Forest into a Single Repository 
advances, we will return to discussions on whether to consolidate the 
repositories and, if consolidating, when to do so.



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