Getting jdk7 changes into jdk8
aph at redhat.com
Tue Jun 7 01:54:47 PDT 2011
On 07/06/11 00:38, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> Some questions have come up with regards to how the jdk7 changes will be pulled into jdk8.
> Please be careful here, we do NOT want new changesets created in jdk8 for the exact same change
> that was pushed into jdk7, we want the EXACT same jdk7 changeset in jdk8, not a re-creation.
> The default behavior for 'hg import' is to re-create a new changeset (unless you use --exact).
> This might sound like a silly difference, but it is actually very important.
> If you re-create changesets for the same CR number, your integrator will be in a world of hurt when he/she
> finds out that they cannot sync with the master jdk8 repos because of the same CR was used in 2 different
> The Release Engineering team will likely be doing syncs between jdk7 and jdk8 at jdk7 promotions or
> maybe nightly, so unless you are in some kind or urgent hurry, please just let RE do this jdk7->jdk8 sync.
And, just to be clear, they will use "--exact" to solve this problem, right?
Or is there something else they do instead?
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