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

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Mon Apr 2 14:54:21 CEST 2012

Antoine Pitrou, 02.04.2012 13:50:
> On Sun, 1 Apr 2012 19:44:00 -0500
> Brian Curtin wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 17:31, Matěj Cepl 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 Sometimes things get out of date when they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 That said, these files will always be outdated, so we might as well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.

How often is anything added to the .hgignore file? I doubt that these files
will "sufficiently always" be outdated to be unhelpful.


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