[Python-Dev] packaging location ?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Sep 15 19:05:50 CEST 2012

On Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:27:28 +0100 (BST)
Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> > Depends how much you care about a pristine history - you can do a
> > server side clone of an existing repo and then empty it out. And if
> > you use http://hg.python.org/buildbot/empty/ as the starting point,
> > there isn't even anything to empty out.
> Actually there are some files in there - a Makefile, configure script and some .bat files.
> I tried cloning it but I'm not allowed to create a repo at the top level - it says
> Please use a secondary level path such as "sandbox/distlib"
> Seems a shame not to make it a top-level repo.

Well, if you really need it, it can certainly be created.
On the other hand, if you are not using hg.python.org features such as
commits e-mails or buildbots, it's also fine living on bitbucket until
the project matures a bit.



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