[core-workflow] Help needed: best way to convert hg repos to git?

Matthias Bussonnier bussonniermatthias at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 19:04:13 EST 2016


I just saw the GitHub released a tool to import Mercurial repo:


Thought it might be usefull for this thread.

I'm currently trying to import to see how it looks, have been stuck at
0% for a few minutes now.


Will be at there if import succeed.

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:23 AM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Feb 2016 at 09:54 Senthil Kumaran <senthil at uthcode.com> wrote:
>> Hi Brett,
>> On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>>> It seems there are people definitely willing to try out the tools and
>>> report back, but I'm looking for someone/people to organize the effort and
>>> come back to me with a thought-out solution so I don't have to. :)
>> I wanted to get involved with this process. I am ready to help you here.
>> https://github.com/orsenthil/cpython-hg-to-git
>> Here I started documenting our discussion so far. I will continue to
>> evaluate the tools (with other developers this list) and we'll try to come
>> up with a conclusive suggestion for our migration.
> Thanks to much, Senthil! When I get a chance I will update the PEP to say
> this step of the migration is in process and you as in charge of it.
> -Brett
> P.S.: For this whole migration I'm going to try and delegate where
> appropriate, so this won't be the last time I reach out for help. I
> anticipate helping with bugs.python.org is going to be the biggest stumbling
> block/need. And for those that wanted GitLab over GitHub, a vast majority of
> this migration is Git host-agnostic, and so this is necessary for after we
> leave GitHub (either because we're unhappy with GitHub or because it's
> simply time to move; nothing is forever).
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