/hg/hgforest: Add README.

mark at icedtea.classpath.org mark at icedtea.classpath.org
Sun Mar 6 06:35:11 PST 2011

changeset 7748e801692a in /hg/hgforest
details: http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/hgforest?cmd=changeset;node=7748e801692a
author: Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org>
date: Sun Mar 06 10:07:36 2011 +0100



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diff -r edd7c5f97427 -r 7748e801692a README
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
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+This is the IcedTea variant of the Mercurial Forest Extension.
+The original forest extension was at http://hg.akoha.org/hgforest
+but is no longer maintained. Mercurial adopted the somehwat similar
+concept of subrepositories as officially supported extension.
+This is not compatible with forests though (forsts require some
+protocol extensions not supported by plain Mercurial).
+This repository is maintained to support the IcedTea and OpenJDK
+hackers who are still using mercurial forests. It incorporates
+changes from the following two forks:

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