graal checkins

Doug Simon @ Oracle doug.simon at
Tue Apr 2 08:47:00 PDT 2013

Hi Vasanth,

We have a cronjob propagate changes from our internal repository to the OpenJDK repository once a week at 3am (CET) on Sunday.

We currently use this delay to give ourselves a chance from prevent/fixing "unsavory" changesets getting out.

On Apr 2, 2013, at 4:50 PM, "Venkatachalam, Vasanth" <Vasanth.Venkatachalam at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm working on an HSAIL backend for Graal and am trying to decide how often I should be pulling changes from to keep my local repository up to date. I found that at least twice this month major API changes were checked in which required me to do extensive work to update my code to agree with these changes.

A good way to mitigate disruption to your workflow is to look through the 'hg incoming' changesets before pulling. If you see something that you suspect will cause a headache, please send a message to this list and we'll do our best to explain the changes in more detail as well as hopefully give tips on how to minimize disruption if/when you integrate them.

> Is there a specific day of the week when check-ins are scheduled, or does a notice get sent out whenever a major change is about to be checked in? I am getting changeset messages, but it looks there was a check-in just this Friday and I saw no notice sent out.

At the moment, we don't send out change messages apart from what's in the changeset descriptions.


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