Initial forests for JDK 9
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Tue Dec 10 14:07:30 PST 2013
On 12/10/2013 01:52 PM, John Coomes wrote:
> mark.reinhold at oracle.com (mark.reinhold at oracle.com) wrote:
>> I'd like to go forward with Joe's proposal , as informed by our
>> discussion over the last two weeks. My thanks to Joe for driving
>> the conversation.
>> To summarize, under http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9 we'll have:
>> jdk9 "Master" forest -- a time-delayed, stable version of "dev"
>> dev Default development forest -- replaces the current "tl"
>> forest, integrates directly into the master
>> client Client development forest (AWT, 2D, Swing) -- integrates
>> into "dev" after suitable manual testing
>> hotspot HotSpot development forest -- integrates into "dev"
> Please name the above tree "hotspot-dev" instead of "hotspot", to
> avoid having a tree with the same name as a repo contained within it.
> During jdk7 development we used http://.../jdk7/hotspot/hotspot; it
> made conversations rather awkward and somtimes lead to confusion,
> since the term "hotspot" was ambiguous.
If we are going to have "dev" and "hotspot-dev", should we also have
"client-dev" for consistency?
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