[Python-Dev] packaging location ?

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 14:03:47 CEST 2012

On Sep 16, 2012, at 6:37 AM, Chris Jerdonek <chris.jerdonek at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 8:12 AM, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> I have set up a BitBucket repo called distlib, at
>> https://bitbucket.org/vinay.sajip/distlib/
>> ...
>> The code was taken at around the time packaging was removed, and may not have
>> more recent changes.
> Would it be possible or make sense for this effort to start by forking
> the previous Lib/packaging directory of the cpython mirror on
> bitbucket (or perhaps do this in a fork of the entire cpython mirror
> given that portions of this are meant to be cherry-pick merged back to
> cpython)?  That way the continuity with the previous state of
> packaging would be clear as well as making later merging easier.
> Also, will the previous Doc/packaging docs live in this new repo?
> --Chris
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You would also wind up with the entire cpython history in every checkout.

Mercurial allows merging unrelated repositories.

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