Initial forests for JDK 9
stuart.marks at oracle.com
Wed Dec 11 18:53:14 PST 2013
On 12/11/13 3:39 PM, John Coomes wrote:
> mark.reinhold at oracle.com (mark.reinhold at oracle.com) wrote:
>> 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
As long as we're bikeshedding...er, no seriously. I agree that having
hotspot/hotspot in the path is a concern and should be avoided. By the same
token, what should the master forest be called? Mark's original proposal said:
> To summarize, under http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9 we'll have:
> jdk9 "Master" forest -- a time-delayed, stable version of "dev"
This puts jdk9/jdk9 in the path. Since everybody describes this as the "master"
forest, why don't we actually call it "master"? Hence the forests under jdk9
would be master, dev, client, and the hs hierarchy (or whatever it ends up being
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