[IPython-dev] Suggestions for implementing parallel algorithms?

Stefan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Thu Nov 16 02:50:29 CST 2006


On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 01:00:50AM -0700, Fernando Perez wrote:
> On 11/16/06, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sorry I have been so silent as well.  I have a proposal (about
> > IPython) due in the next
> > few days so I have been focusing on that.  I will reply early next
> > week once things settle down.
> >
> > I definitely have some ideas (and practical experience) in dealing
> > with large datasets.
> >
> > But Fernando, do you think that Hg and subversion would play well
> > together?  I don't know much about Hg.
> 
> Well, I've lightly used bzr on top of an SVN tree without too many
> problems.   Though in that case, I've always used the bzr tree for
> fast-paced work and made the SVN commits as separate operations, not
> by trying to generate a commit from a bzr changeset.
> 
> Recently (both SAGE and Brett Cannon's tests) have me leaning more
> towards hg than bzr, but it's probably a bit of a toss-up between
> those two.

Interesting, I'm interested to know why.  I switched from hg to bzr a
year or so ago, having had problems with things like cherry picking.

I believe Lele's 'tailor' can be useful for the problem mentioned
above:

http://www.darcs.net/DarcsWiki/Tailor

Regards
Stéfan


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