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

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Mon Apr 2 17:58:51 CEST 2012

On Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:44:32 +0200, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Apr 2012 07:43:20 +1000
> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 9:50 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > > That said, these files will always be outdated, so we might as well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.
> > 
> > Given that they were originally *added* by core devs that are (or
> > were) using git/bzr for their own local development, I don't think
> > it's quite that simple.
> Wasn't it back when SVN was still our official VCS, though?
> I don't think Barry still uses bzr, and who ever used git to manage
> their patches against the CPython repo?

That's my memory, too.

I have to laugh at the claim that Barry doesn't use bzr.  (But yeah,
I know what you mean, I think he does use hg now for cpython development.)

I think Benjamin was the one who used git, but I'm probably


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