Looking ahead: proposed Hg forest consolidation for JDK 10 -- prototype repo now on hg.openjdk.java.net

joe darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Oct 14 22:40:22 UTC 2016

On 10/10/2016 7:11 PM, joe darcy wrote:
> Hello,
> Looking ahead to JDK 10, a group of JDK engineers have been exploring 
> consolidating the large number of Hg repositories in an open JDK 
> forest to a single one with the goal of using the consolidated 
> arrangement for JDK 10.
> This message is being sent to jdk9-dev since a jdk10-dev alias to 
> discuss JDK 10 doesn't exist yet.
> A JEP describing the project has been submitted :
>     JDK-8167368: Consolidate JDK 10 OpenJDK repositories to a single 
> repository
>     https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8167368
> The text of the JEP describes the motivation and current state of the 
> work in more detail, including proposed changes to the file layout. 
> Publication of the prototype consolidated repository is planned, but 
> not done yet.


The prototype is now available from


As implied by the tags, at present the prototype should be functionally 
equivalent to jdk-9+138.



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