[Python-Dev] Mercurial migration: help needed

Dj Gilcrease digitalxero at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 00:21:26 CEST 2009


On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 2:12 AM, "Martin v. Löwis"<martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> The second item is line conversion hooks. Dj Gilcrease has posted a
> solution which he considers a hack himself. Mark Hammond has also
> volunteered, but it seems some volunteer needs to be "in charge",
> keeping track of a proposed solution until everybody agrees that it
> is a good solution. It may be that two solutions are necessary: a
> short-term one, that operates as a hook and has limitations, and
> a long-term one, that improves the hook system of Mercurial to
> implement the proper functionality (which then might get shipped
> with Mercurial in a cross-platform manner).


My solution is a hack because the hooks in Mercurial need to be
modified to support it properly, I would be happy to help work on this
as it is a situation I run into all the time in my own projects. I can
never seem to get all the developers to enable the hooks, and one of
them always commits with improper line endings =P



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