[IPython-user] Problem doing svn co behind proxy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
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.

Robert Kern

"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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