hg clone is unbelievably slow

Remi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Tue Feb 6 14:04:44 UTC 2018


creating a tgz at each commit doesn't seems that difficult ...


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> De: "Andrew Haley" <aph at redhat.com>
> À: "jdk-dev" <jdk-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Mardi 6 Février 2018 11:50:07
> Objet: hg clone is unbelievably slow

> Half an hour or more here.  AFAIK the problem is due to the
> inefficiency of Mercurial itself and the hg protocol.
> Aleksey Shipilev has done an experiment whereby trees are regularly
> cloned and compressed tarballs created; these can be downloaded in a
> 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.
> --
> Andrew Haley
> Java Platform Lead Engineer
> Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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