[Python-Dev] Semi-official read-only Github mirror of the CPython Mercurial repository

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Sep 30 15:54:04 CEST 2013

On Sep 30, 2013, at 9:09 AM, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> https://github.com/python/cpython is now live as a semi-official, *read only* Github mirror of the CPython Mercurial repository. Let me know if you have any problems/concerns.
> I still haven't decided how often to update it (considering either just N times a day, or maybe use a Hg hook for batching). Suggestions are welcome.
> The methodology I used to create it is via hg-fast-export. I also tried to pack and gc the git repo as much as possible before the initial Github push - it went down from almost ~2GB to ~200MB (so this is the size of a fresh clone right now).
> Eli
> P.S. thanks Jesse for the keys to https://github.com/python
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Awesome! I find Github way nicer for reading source than hg.python.org's web interface, any chance I could convince you to do this for the peps repo too? ;)

Donald Stufft
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