Project Proposal: JDK 7 Update

Steve Poole spoole at
Thu Jun 16 10:42:10 UTC 2011

On 16/06/11 11:18, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On 6/16/11 2:46 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> On 01:37 Thu 16 Jun     , Mark Wielaard wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2011-06-16 at 00:27 +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>>>> This Project will be used for developing updates to JDK 7.
>>>> This work will be done in a separate set of repositories.
>>> Please not yet another set of repositories. You can just tag the current
>>> jdk7 repositories when you release/update.
>> Yes, why does this need new repositories?  Please explain.
> Sure. The reason for new repos is to ensure that the materials associated
> with the JDK 7 Release Project remain available long-term rather than get
> buried under JDK 7 Update materials.
Hi Dalibor,  still not sure I get this.  Why can't this requirement be 
satisfied by using branches and/or tags?
Do you intend the JDK 7 Update repos to hold all future changes for JDK7 
or can we expect to see new repos when update 2,3,4 come along?

> cheers,
> dalibor topic

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