Forest Extension - Not to be found?

Omair Majid omajid at
Fri Jul 1 19:34:42 UTC 2011

On 07/01/2011 03:10 PM, Uncle George wrote:
> on page:
> one is given the request to find forest extensions.
>> After installing Mercurial, acquire and install the Forest Extension
>> available at
> The source seems to not exist.
> any other places to locate?

As the message on the ForestExtension web page indicates, the extension 
has been deprecated. OpenJDK repos contain a script that emulates the 
ForestExtension. The script is normally located at make/scripts/hgforest 
[1]. After you have cloned the top level openjdk repository, you can use 
the script to do some of the operations normally handled by 

If you really want to use the ForestExtension, Mark Wielaard maintains 
an updated version for use with OpenJDK:


[1] In the case of openjdk6, that would be :

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