On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:37 PM, Benjamin Peterson firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Eli, Thanks for setting this up. People are evidently finding it quite useful and are wondering if it could be more frequently run. We don't want you to have to absorb the bandwidth costs yourself, though. Is the code you use available somewhere? It shouldn't be hard to set up the cron job on PSF infrastructure.
Sorry I missed this. Alex reached out directly a few days ago and I updated it to hourly; I don't think there are significant costs involved, but if someone at the PSF wants to run this, I have no objections to that either.
It's using the hg-fast-export tool, though, so its whole cache is required (incremental updates are done and it has its own hg hash -> git hash mapping).
On Sat, Jul 12, 2014, at 09:15, Eli Bendersky wrote:
Just a quick update on this. I've finally found time to set up a VPS at DigitalOcean of myself, and I'm moving the cronjob for updating the Github mirrors to it. This lets me ramp up the update frequency. For now I'll set it to every 4 hours, but in the future I may make it even more frequent. Hopefully this will not overrun my bandwidth allocation :)
The CPython mirror (https://github.com/python/cpython) has been pretty popular so far, with over 70 forks.
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 6:09 AM, Eli Bendersky email@example.com wrote:
https://github.com/python/cpython is now live as a semi-official,
only* Github mirror of the CPython Mercurial repository. Let me know
have any problems/concerns.
I still haven't decided how often to update it (considering either
times a day, or maybe use a Hg hook for batching). Suggestions are
The methodology I used to create it is via hg-fast-export. I also
pack and gc the git repo as much as possible before the initial Github
- it went down from almost ~2GB to ~200MB (so this is the size of a
clone right now).
P.S. thanks Jesse for the keys to https://github.com/python
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