[Python-Dev] I would like an svn account

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Jan 3 23:00:56 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 10:42, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
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> On Jan 3, 2009, at 11:36 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> We can setup such a branch, unless you reconsider and try bazaar first.
>> There wouldn't be any pushing it back upstream, though - you would still
>> need to go through the tracker for all changes. The only advantage I
>> can see is that it simplifies repeated merging of the trunk into your
>> branch.
> Although it doesn't help Victor specifically, anyone with svn commit
> privileges also has permission to push Bazaar (and I think Mercurial)
> branches back to code.python.org.  Not the official branches, but a little
> sandbox for yourself.  I don't know if anybody's actually doing this.

I have been using bzr for all of my importlib work. It's worked out
well sans the problem that SOMEONE <cough>Barry</cough> has not
upgraded the bzr installation to support the newest wire protocol.


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