[IPython-user] Problem doing svn co behind proxy
Mon Aug 13 16:45:47 CDT 2007
Fernando Perez wrote:
> The one thing I like about bzr is that *any* http-accessible tree is
> valid for cloning, while hg needs a server process to run. I don't
> understand why hg has this requirement, it seems like a great idea to
> follow bzr's lead here.
My understanding is that you essentially need a smart server in order to pull
quickly over HTTP. For the initial clone, though, wget probably works fine.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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