hg clone is unbelievably slow

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Feb 6 13:24:50 UTC 2018

On 06/02/18 11:21, dalibor topic wrote:
> 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.

Well, quite, so it's no use to devs.  If, on the other hand, it
did have the full history, that would be a major win.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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