On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 08:58, Thomas Spura <thomas.spura@googlemail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml@behnel.de> wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou, 02.04.2012 13:50:
>> On Sun, 1 Apr 2012 19:44:00 -0500
>> Brian Curtin wrote:
>>> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 17:31, Matěj Cepl wrote:
>>>> On 1.4.2012 23:46, Brian Curtin wrote:
>>>>> For what reason? Are the git or bzr files causing issues on HG?
>>>> No, but wrong .gitignore causes issues with git repo obtained via
>>>> hg-fast-import. If it is meant as an intentional sabotage of using git (and
>>>> bzr) for cpython, then that's the only explanation I can understand,
>>>> otherwise it doesn't make sense to me why these files are in HG repository
>>>> at all.
>>> Then you won't understand. Sometimes things get out of date when they
>>> aren't used or maintained.
>>> You're welcome to fix the problem if you're a Git user, as suggested earlier.
>> That said, these files will always be outdated, so we might as well
>> remove them so that at least git / bzr users don't get confused.
> How often is anything added to the .hgignore file? I doubt that these files
> will "sufficiently always" be outdated to be unhelpful.

How about using symlinks and only using a common syntax in .hgignore
that git also understands?

Because .hgignore has a more expressive syntax. We shouldn't hobble or make messy our hg repo just for the sake of git.