Looking ahead: proposed Hg forest consolidation for JDK 10

joe darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Thu Oct 13 04:25:08 UTC 2016

On 10/12/2016 8:53 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> 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?

A git migration is well outside the scope of this project and thus not 
relevant for the issues at hand.



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