Mercurial check out for a particular JDK8 build

Shrinivas Joshi shrinivas.joshi at
Mon Jun 3 18:04:22 UTC 2013

Hi David,

Thanks. It worked for me.


On 6/2/2013 10:56 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> 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
> David
> -----
>> Thanks for your help.
>> -Shrinivas

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