[Adium-devl] Let's switch to a DVCS
boredzo at adiumx.com
Wed Apr 15 15:12:49 UTC 2009
On 2009-04-15, at 08:01, Zachary West wrote:
> We could continue to use svn for 1.3, entirely, but start using hg
> for 1.4 now.
If you think merging *within* Subversion is painful, think about
merging *into* Subversion. ;)
Basically, every merge becomes hg diff | patch -p1 && svn ci.
Theoretically easy, but I still wouldn't want to do it unless
necessary (i.e., a need for 1.3.5 arises after we move to hg).
> Yeah, if we don't worry about branches we should do the full history.
Full history includes branches. Omitting anything is not full history.
> I thought we had issues with importing our full history?
Various tools have choked on it. Last I saw, though, hg convert was
able to go all the way in several runs. Again, that's just my memory
and I might have forgotten a problem.
I'm running it right now on my other machine, so we'll see what happens.
> The size is an important factor, but I don't imagine it would be
> outrageously big …
It's 1.9 GiB.
> (I'm betting the libpurple binaries will be a factor in this though).
> A good point, though we could run a second instance of trac just for
> serving the old subversion information too.
Not sure where we would put it. Also, would we have to punch it in the
face every night, too?
(Strangely, I didn't have to do that last night. It seemed as though
it stayed up. Maybe it was just somebody hovering over their enter
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