[Catalog-sig] Mercurial

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jun 16 13:44:56 CEST 2010

Martin v. Löwis <martin <at> v.loewis.de> writes:
> > As a maintainer of the PyPI project, it makes your workflow simpler,
> >
> > - contributors can clone the repo, change the code and ask you for a pull
> > - you can pull changes by direct hg commands, and merge them
> After using Mercurial in one project, I'm skeptical that this really 
> makes things simpler. I find it very hard to find out what changes a 
> specific clone has that I still need to integrate. Also, when merging 
> with conflicts, I find it very difficult to determine whether I merged 
> all the conflicts correctly (since the diff will show all changes, not 
> just the conflicts).
> So I rather expect things to become more difficult when switching to hg.

I think it would be fair to bring those points on the mercurial mailing-list.
After all we'll be one of their "high-profile" users, so they'd probably like us
to enjoy the experience.



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