Mercurial check out for a particular JDK8 build

David Holmes david.holmes at
Mon Jun 3 05:56:45 UTC 2013

On 3/06/2013 6:16 AM, Shrinivas Joshi wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question regarding mercurial checkout steps. What is the right
> way to check out source for the master and the nested repos (jaxp,
> langtools ..etc) for a particular JDK 8 build from
> ? I didn't find much luck with hg
> clone and hg update for particular revision/changeset number (705 in
> case of JDK8-b89?). Probably I need to pass the right arguments to
> script but I am not sure what they should be.

I don't think can aid you here.

You need to specify a build tag on the -r option of clone, and using the 
forest extension to do an fclone is probably simplest eg:

 > hg fclone -r jdk8-b42 jdk8-b42


> Thanks for your help.
> -Shrinivas

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