Initial forests for JDK 9

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Tue Dec 10 14:13:04 PST 2013

2013/12/10 6:07 -0800, joe.darcy at
> On 12/10/2013 01:52 PM, John Coomes wrote:
>> 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?

Oooh, a bikeshed!

Adding "-dev" suffixes everywhere is just redundant.

If the hotspot forests need a prefix other than "hotspot",
how about just "hs"?

- Mark

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