Mercurial repo for openjdk6 drops
Joseph D. Darcy
Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 18 05:57:14 PDT 2008
Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> Speaking from experience, any attempts at cleanly creating changesets
> from TeamWare data alone is a waste of time. Just doesn't work well.
> Granted we have pretty complete OpenJDK6 changeset data (data beyond
> the TeamWare data) and could potentially do this, it's quite a bit of
> grunt work to accomplish. Before we go off on this kind of adventure
> we need to make sure the time spent is worth it.
> A different approach would be to create changesets per build/promotion,
> but those kind of large changesets can have limited usefulness.
> I'll try and talk to Joe about this tomorrow.
> Also, don't forget that the OpenJDK7 sources are a Mercurial forest,
> not just one repository. I assume that we want to mimic the same
> forest layout, keeping the langtools, corba, jaxp, jaxws, and hotspot
> sources in their own repositories, separate from the core 'jdk'
> That allows us to do some plug and play with these repositories
> between OpenJDK6 and OpenJDK7.
Yes, my thinking has been to mirror the overall JDK 7 repository forest
structure in OpenJDK 6.
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