[Python-Dev] My patches
barry at python.org
Thu Oct 30 13:50:15 CET 2008
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On Oct 30, 2008, at 01:02 PM, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> Let me remind you though that I've been mostly unavailable for the past two
>> weeks at a work conference.
>Cool, you're back :-) But my email was not against you.
Well, not quite. :) Monday.
>> One of the reasons why I'm very keen on us moving to a distributed version
>> control system is to help break the logjam on core developers.
>Yeah, exactly :-) Does anyone already maintain a distributed tree? Mercurial,
>GIT, anything else? I tried Mercurial which is nice (at least some small
>project). But I think that GIT is the fatest and most robust system.
We have experimental Bazaar and Mercurial mirrors of the various branches.
I've just put up a loggerhead (think ViewCVS for Bazaar) instance on
code.python.org. http://code.python.org. I haven't installed pysqlite yet on
that box, but when I do, it will be much more responsive. (I also haven't
installed the init.d script yet so if it dies, let me know and I'll restart
Please note that these are *expermental*. We have not officially chosen a
dvcs, or even decided that we're moving to one. Brett as the head of the
infrastructure committee will have more to say about that.
>Right and it's very difficult to manage patches using the tracker. After
>writing the patch, I have to revert all patches to be able to write a new
>patch because it's easier to generate a patch in this way. But some patches
>depend on other patches :-/
I think you will like using Bazaar^H^H^H^H^H^Ha dvcs :).
>If Python would be more reactive, more developer will be attracted. The
>communication is very important in an open source project. I contributed to
>many many projects, and I can say that Python is already one of the most
>reactive project! But it can be better ;-)
I agree! How can we improve our development process, given that we're an all
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