[Numpy-discussion] Read-only mercurial mirror of numpy trunk available

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Mon Jan 28 20:58:19 CST 2008


Ondrej Certik wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2008 6:57 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
>> la, 2008-01-19 kello 14:15 +0900, David Cournapeau kirjoitti:
>>> Pauli Virtanen wrote:
>>>> pe, 2008-01-18 kello 18:06 +0900, David Cournapeau kirjoitti:
>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>>
>>>>>     I got a mercurial mirror of numpy available. I put some basic info
>>>>> on the wiki
>>>>>
>>>>> http://scipy.org/scipy/numpy/wiki/HgMirror
>>>> Nice!
>>> Don't hesitate to put more info there. Although I would consider myself
>>> relatively proficient with bzr, mercurial has some few important
>>> differences that I am still not sure to understand (in particular the
>>> lack of "one branch is one directory" concept)
>> I think I don't have edit access to the Trac Wiki...
>>
>> Anyway, it'd be useful to also have either hg or bzr read-only mirror of
>> scipy too!
>>
>> I'd actually like to see these mirrors hosted at some single "official"
>> place (svn.scipy.org?): If everyone maintains their own SVN mirror, the
>> resulting repositories typically turn out "unrelated" as far as the SCM
>> programs are concerned (because of different start points, different
>> conversion tools etc.), and one cannot easily pull and merge changes
>> from other people's repositories.
>>
>>>> hgsvn makes only repository-local svn tags. They go in .hg/localtags,
>>>> from where they can be copied manually. I don't think hgsvn has an
>>>> option to put the tags into .hgtags (from where they would be passed on
>>>> automatically when the repository is cloned).
>>> Since tags seem to be handled through plain files in mercurial, would
>>> copying localtags into .hgtags work ?
>> It will work by just pasting the contents of localtags to .hgtags and
>> committing. However, this would need to be done periodically and would
>> pollute the history a bit.
>
> Better solution is to keep the tags in a Mercurial Queues patch, as I did.
Good. As I said, I know bzr much better than hg, and I did the mirror to 
get something started (and get used to hg, too). Since you know hg, it 
is better than you maintain this for a while for people to try it out.
>
> See for yourself:
>
> http://hg.certik.cz/numpy-hg/
>
> BTW this mirror is much faster for me.
>
Not surprising: my mirror is pure http (static-http as hg puts it), I 
can only upload files to it, meaning that I cannot launch any hg server. 
Same for bzr, by the way.

thanks for doing this,

David


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