[Python-Dev] svn.python.org confusion

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jun 29 23:38:48 CEST 2011

> Could some text be added to the svn browser pages to at least indicate 
> that the repo is no longer being updated with a link to the 
> hg.python.org browser?

Adding some text to only some pages (namely those that have been
migrated to mercurial) is difficult - so difficult that I won't
have time for it within the next 12 months. Contributions are welcome.

> I'm not sure what to do about the repos 
> themselves if people attempt to do an svn co.  Perhaps that should just 
> be disabled totally for python?

It would certainly be possible to "svn rm" the trunk directory, if that
is any help.

Of course, this would also break all URL links into this tree, of which
there are still plenty (and they likely won't go away in the years to

So I would rather check a file into the directory with the name


See also



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