Location for repository?

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Thu Aug 15 09:54:33 UTC 2019

On 8/14/19 9:57 PM, Johan Vos wrote:
> Hi,

Hi Johan, thanks for reaching out.

> As discussed on the OpenJDK Mobile mailinglist [1] I would like to use a
> repository that leverage the Skara tools for doing the mobile-specific work
> in OpenJDK. Previously, we had repositories on hg.openjdk.java.net [2]
> which occasionally pulled in changesets from jdk/jdk.
> The idea now is to use an always-synchronized fork of the jdk for
> openjdk-mobile, where we can use the Skara tools for development. The goal
> is to have as many changes as possible going upstream to jdk (hence making
> them not mobile-specific).

Ok, sounds like a good plan.

> What would be the policy for the location for such repository? We were on
> hg.openjdk.java.net in the past, so somehow aligned with
> https://github.com/openjdk would be great. I see a number of other OpenJDK
> projects there, so it seems to be a good rule?

Yes, since mobile is an official OpenJDK project [3], we'd be more than 
happy to provide you with a repository at 
https://git.openjdk.java.net/mobile (which will redirect to 

> For now, I created a fork of openjdk/jdk at
> https://github.com/mobileopenjdk/jdk which I rebase regularly. This could
> be replaced by a skara bot probably.

Yes, we have bots for syncing between repositories and/or branches, 
depending a little bit on your needs. Please contact me and Robin 
privately and we can work out the details.


> Thanks,
> - Johan
> [1] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/mobile-dev/2019-June/000584.html
> [2] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/mobile

[3]: https://openjdk.java.net/projects/mobile/

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