Looking ahead: proposed Hg forest consolidation for JDK 10

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Thu Oct 13 03:53:00 UTC 2016

On 13.10.16 2:15, Joseph D. Darcy wrote:
> I would hope with this change we are working with Mercurial closer to
> its limits since historically in OpenJDK we have used Mercurial very far
> from its limits ;-)
> For example, in the future I'd like to see more usage of branches and/or
> bookmarks in JDK development to reduce the need for cloning so many
> forests, but that is a discussion for another day.

Do we have some performance numbers, how many time hg will spend in the 
common operations like hg diff, hg st, hg inc, hg out, etc? It will be 
good to know for example results of the Git, probably it will speedup 
these usecases?

Best regards, Sergey.

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