[Python-Dev] Mercurial migration: help needed

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 17:47:41 CEST 2009

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Dirkjan Ochtman writes:
>  > [Clients] cannot be trusted (e.g. I might put a win32text stub in
>  > there somewhere that does nothing).
> Heck, just edit the .hgrules file, and do a Houdini on any and all
> handcuffs.
> Don't trust software, trust people -- but help them avoid thoughtless
> mistakes.

Yes, on the client side we're not trying to prevent someone doing the
wrong thing deliberately - just nudging them towards doing the right
thing so they won't run afoul of the server side checks that will
actually *enforce* the line ending rules for the main repository.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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