[Python-Dev] .{git,bzr}ignore in cpython HG repo

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Apr 2 13:50:48 CEST 2012

On Sun, 1 Apr 2012 19:44:00 -0500
Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 17:31, Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On 1.4.2012 23:46, Brian Curtin wrote:
> >>
> >> For what reason? Are the git or bzr files causing issues on HG?
> >
> >
> > No, but wrong .gitignore causes issues with git repo obtained via
> > hg-fast-import. If it is meant as an intentional sabotage of using git (and
> > bzr) for cpython, then that's the only explanation I can understand,
> > otherwise it doesn't make sense to me why these files are in HG repository
> > at all.
> Then you won't understand. Sometimes things get out of date when they
> aren't used or maintained.
> You're welcome to fix the problem if you're a Git user, as suggested earlier.

That said, these files will always be outdated, so we might as well
remove them so that at least git / bzr users don't get confused.



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