Initial forests for JDK 9

John Coomes John.Coomes at
Wed Dec 11 15:39:47 PST 2013

mark.reinhold at (mark.reinhold at wrote:
> 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"?

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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