[Python-Dev] hg migration schedule

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Oct 21 16:56:03 CEST 2010

Yay! I am so looking forward to dissing SVN...

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan at ochtman.nl> wrote:
> Okay, we're getting somewhere here.
> I've been conferring with Georg on when we can do the conversion. He's
> done some testing with the buildbot setup, which seems to be mostly
> done. He also completed preliminary ports of the hooks used in the SVN
> repository. He managed to convince me that we're at a point where it
> would be good to post some kind of schedule, so here we go.
> 2010-11-13: availability of a test repo
> I'm working towards finally having a test repository that's close to
> what we'll have for the final repository. I hope to have it done
> sooner than by Nov 13, so it seems like a fairly realistic date. I'm
> not promising we'll also have docs done by then, but good
> documentation will be my focus as soon as I'm done with the test
> repository. I should also mention that I'll be visiting the US east
> cost (Boston and NYC) from Nov 13 to Nov 21, so I probably won't be
> spending much time on this that week.
> 2010-12-12: final conversion (tentative)
> Georg would really like the conversion to be done by the end of the
> year, and it seems that this is within reach. The aim here is not to
> disturb the 3.2 release process too much, of course, while still
> giving Georg more powerful tools to manage what's left of the release
> process.
> We're currently tracking progress in a todo.txt file in the pymigr
> repo [1] (and in the #python-dev IRC channel), so if you want to help
> out, you're more than welcome! We're also going to need at least one
> more big fight about workflow/organizational issues, but I'd like to
> hold off on that until after we have a test repo that can actually
> demonstrate the issues that are relevant to that discussion.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan
> [1] http://hg.python.org/pymigr/file/tip/todo.txt
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