Tagging proposal for JDK GA releases (JDK-8217255)
sean.coffey at oracle.com
Wed Jan 16 14:41:09 UTC 2019
Something I've been meaning to look at. I've logged JDK-8217255 to track
On 16/01/19 13:58, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:57 AM Seán Coffey <sean.coffey at oracle.com
> <mailto:sean.coffey at oracle.com>> wrote:
> Note that the JDK 8u201/8u202 sources were pushed today and
> included the
> new jdk8uxxx-ga style mercurial tags for the first time. (Thanks
> I like the -ga tags ... so much ... that I'd like to see them applied
> retroactively to all the repos/forests containing release source for
> the past 10 years.
> jdk binaries have contained mercurial changeset identifiers in the
> release file, so reconstructing the history should be straightforward
> (if tedious).
> This should be useful for frameworks in the future to help detect GA
> availability etc.
> I'm thinking ... software paleo-entomologists
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