Initial forests for JDK 9
John.Coomes at oracle.com
Wed Dec 11 15:39:47 PST 2013
mark.reinhold at oracle.com (mark.reinhold at oracle.com) wrote:
> 2013/12/10 6:07 -0800, joe.darcy at oracle.com:
> > 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"?
Avoiding hotspot/hotspot in the path is the main concern. Whether we
use "hs" or "hotspot-dev" or "hotspot-main" to do that doesn't matter
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