RFR(xxs): 8227170: (.hg)Ignore the JTwork and JTreport directories generated at the root of the repo

dean.long at oracle.com dean.long at oracle.com
Wed Jul 10 19:46:59 UTC 2019

The ** syntax isn't working for me in Mercurial 2.9, but the following:

syntax: glob

seems to work in both 2.9 and 4.6.1.  This also seems to work:

syntax: glob

but it matches files and not just directories.


On 7/10/19 4:48 AM, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
> Ping. Anyone willing to review and sponsor this change?
> -Jaikiran
> On 03/07/19 5:43 PM, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Can I please get a review and a sponsor for the patch for the
>> enhancement noted in https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8227170?
>> The webrev containing the patch is here
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jpai/webrev/8227170/00/webrev/
>> For some context about this change - there's been some discussion on
>> this in the jdk-dev list here
>> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2019-June/003076.html.
>> The patch in the webrev, does the following things:
>> - In addition to ignoring the JTwork and JTreport sub-directories, this
>> now also ignores these directories at the root of the repo. This patch
>> uses "syntax: glob" to easily ignore such directories, instead of the
>> (default) "regex" syntax. In the jdk-dev mailing list discussion,
>> Gustavo suggested to continue using the regex syntax and listing the
>> following in the .hgignore:
>> .*JTreport/.*
>> .*JTwork/.*
>> But that would then end up ignoring directories of the form
>> "foobarJTreport" and files under it like "foobarJTreport/blah.txt". I
>> guess we can still stick with a regex syntax and come up with a regex
>> which ignores these directories both at the root as well as
>> sub-directories, maybe something like:
>> (.*/JTreport/.*|^JTreport/.*)
>> (.*/JTwork/.*|^JTwork/.*)
>> but IMO, that appears a bit too complex when compared to the glob syntax
>> that's used in the webrev.
>> - The other change in this webrev is to ignore the
>> src/utils/hsdis/build/ directory which gets generated when
>> src/utils/hsdis is built. I included this in this patch based on
>> Gustavo's suggestion in that linked thread. I verified that this is
>> indeed the "build" location used by hsdis tool, by checking the
>> src/utils/hsdis/Makefile as well src/utils/hsdis/README.
>> Gustavo also had a suggestion that we ignore the "oprofile_data"
>> directory/files. But I don't have knowledge of what those files are and
>> didn't have a way to ascertain the right location/rule to add to the
>> .hgignore. So I have not included that in the current version of this
>> webrev. I'm however open to including this in the webrev if Gustavo and
>> others feel that's OK/needed.
>> -Jaikiran

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