[Python-Dev] CPython hg transition complete

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 22:25:24 CET 2011

On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> I'm very happy to announce that the core Python repository switch
> to Mercurial is complete and the new repository at
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/ is now officially open for cloning,
> and for commits by those who had commit access to SVN.
> The developers' guide at http://docs.python.org/devguide/ has
> been updated to talk about Mercurial and should be enough to
> get anyone started with a clone.
> We'll work on extracting active feature branches into separate
> clones next; please let us know which branches these are (we
> already know of py3k-cdecimal, pep-3151 and pep-382).
> To make new feature "branches" (ie. clones) that are to be
> available at hg.python.org, best use the "server side clone"
> feature that is available at http://hg.python.org/cpython/
> in order to create the new repository.
> To look up SVN revisions, use hg.python.org/lookup/rXXXXX.
> The tracker has also been updated to link to hg.python.org
> for files and revisions.  For the future, it will recognize
> hg changeset hashes as well (without brackets, see the recent
> thread).
> The buildbots should also now be building from the hg repositories.
> Please let me know if you notice any disruptions, or anything
> else that needs fixing, or any other question.  Also please
> redirect praise to Antoine Pitrou and Dirkjan Ochtman who did
> most of the actual work.
> Georg

Thanks to all of you for doing this.

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list