[IPython-dev] Moving pyreadline to launchpad

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Tue Jun 17 06:28:20 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 8:35 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Jörgen Stenarson
> <jorgen.stenarson at bostream.nu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just registered pyreadline at launchpad. Considering all the traffic
>> on bzr problems. I just thought I should ask here what is the best way
>> to move svn over to launchpad? How do I handle the branches and tags?
> Great!  I just approved you for the ip team as well.
> I'm not an expert, but you can follow one of several routes:
> - use the bzr svn plugin.  This will let you do imports of the svn
> history with a fair bit of control.
> - Register a branch for their vcs-imports team, typically the trunk.
> Here's the ipython one:
> https://code.launchpad.net/~vcs-imports/ipython/main
> Yesterday what I did was to use that one for the ipython svn->bzr
> final move, and basically ditch all the svn tags.  Our svn repo is not
> going away, so we can always refer to that for historical purposes.
> And if there's ever a move to destroy the svn repo on scipy.org, we
> can also convert the whole thing to bzr.
> - Do an import from the raw svn repo.  I can run an svn dump of the
> whole repo and put it up for you to download if you want to play with
> things there (I can probably dump just the pyreadline part so it's
> smaller).
> In my case, I just went for easy: launchpad did the original svn
> import of trunk for us, so it was the least amount of effort to start
> from there.  Unless you really want to keep all branches and tags also
> in bzr, that will get you off the ground quickly and with full history
> (as I said, you can keep on referring to SVN for the foreseeable
> future, and if anything ever changes there I'll let you know).
>> By the way is anyone here going to EuroSciPy in Leipzig? I'm planning to
>> go but this year I'm not going to do a presentation.
> I think John Hunter was considering swinging by, but I'm not sure what
> his final plans are, check with him.  I know some of the Enthought
> guys will go, and perhaps Ondrej could make it, since he's not too
> far.  I have too much other stuff going on, and no travel budget for
> that kind of trip right now.

I am definitely going and we'll have a presentation about sfepy and
sympy with Robert Cimrman:


It'd be great of some ipython developers could come too.


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