Submit repo status

Stanislav Smirnov stanislav.smirnov at
Fri Dec 14 14:09:29 UTC 2018

Thank you Aleksey for your feedback.
Talking about clonebundles, the problem is that the version of Mercurial on the server does not support it. I am not aware of any plans to upgrading it.

Best regards,
Stanislav Smirnov

> On Dec 11, 2018, at 8:05 AM, Aleksey Shipilev <shade at> wrote:
> On 12/10/18 9:49 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> The problem you'll run into when you create new clones from time to
>> time is that a single push from somebody who didn't realize that you
>> have created a new clone (and didn't recreate its local version of
>> submit) can unintentionally push ALL the old branches from his local
>> clone when he only wants to push his single, new
>> branch. I actually wonder that this hasn't happened already ...
> +1.
> I was staring blankly at my current "hg out" for jdk-submit trying to understand why does it want to
> push thousands of changesets out. Only to realize something is "wrong" with the remote repository.
> Then I discovered this thread. I could have easily not check it and push.
> I have three suggestions for the future:
>  a) Please say "jdk-submit is reset, please re-clone" as the message synopsis, not the innocuous
> "Submit repo status" -- this important message was easy to miss;
>  b) Test if pushing old changesets accidentally is caught by some checker. I wonder if current
> single-branch checkers would still allow to push all old changesets;
>  c) Support clonebundles [1]! It took me five (!) re-tries to clone new jdk-submit for my workspace
> cache [2]. It would be very unfortunate to go through this exercise regularly.
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey
> [1]
> [2]

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