Fwd: OpenJdk Mirror for Github
moritz.schleunes at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 11:43:58 UTC 2015
i just figured out Graal is already on github (it is also actively
To push attention we could publish a short description on Hackernews or the
java subreddit (just an idea i don't plan to do anything like this).
2015-07-27 21:56 GMT+02:00 Kervin Pierre <kervin at sludev.com>:
> I believe that's a great idea, and I'm not sure why this hasn't been
> Github is simply what most developers are using at this moment. It
> doesn't have to be a better workflow for a read-only mirror to have
> Apache, I believe, came to the same conclusion. Many of their projects
> are mirrored on Github. https://github.com/apache
> I suspect you can accomplish a 3rd party mirror by using Hg-Git
> Setting up hg-git on a tiny instance somewhere might be all that's
> needed to do this if I'm not mistaken.
> Best regards,
> On Mon, 2015-07-27 at 19:21 +0200, Mo Sch wrote:
> > Hi,
> > recently Microsoft open sourced their CLR Runtime on github and gained a
> > lot of interest from various developers.
> > Is there something that stops openjdk from doing the same? This is
> > a big effort mirroring openjdk and tracking pull requests but it should
> > worth the effort.
> > Most open source developer are on github anyway. This would also attract
> > new developers who most likely start at github and may not even know the
> > existence of OpenJdks Mercurial repos.
> > Looking at the recent success from Microsoft using github it should be
> > serious considered at oracle having at least an actively maintained tree
> > openJdk at github .
> > Maybe it will be enough to upload just a few cool projects like sumatra
> > Graal / truffel for example.
> > That would reduce the overhead and still should attract a lot of new
> > developers.
> > Just my 2 cents
> > So long
> > Moritz
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