hg clone is unbelievably slow

dalibor topic dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Tue Feb 6 11:21:11 UTC 2018

On 06.02.2018 11:50, Andrew Haley wrote:
> couple of minutes.  But really we don't want to depend on the largesse
> of one developer: if we could download the OpenJDK trees directly by
> means of wget (or something similar) we would reduce the load on the
> servers and reduce the time taken to download as well.

Fwiw, wget http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/archive/tip.tar.bz2 takes 
just a few minutes.

If all you need is the latest tip, then that's preferable to and much 
faster than cloning the full tree. But since it lacks the history, you 
can't pull 'further' from that archive.

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