GSoC: hg and git interoperability (status report)

Augie Fackler durin42 at
Sun Aug 2 11:38:29 CDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Abderrahim Kitouni <a.kitouni at>wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm really late this time, but I have been busy. I've spend the first week
> polishing the port to dulwich. I've pushed it to the main repository.

Are we still using a customized version of dulwich or are we able to use an
upstream version?

> The second week was spend adding the little features that make the
> difference
> (I always got a backtrace when trying to push dulwich fixes), namely hg
> push -r,
> hg outgoing, and today hg pull -r. Incoming isn't simple, since the git
> server
> is responsible for figuring out what to send (and not the client). (but I
> think
> I can download all git data but not convert it)

 Not supporting incoming doesn't seem like the end of the world - it seems
like a nice feature for "later" to my mind. I'm glad push/pull seem to be

So this week I'll try finish this, and send a call for tests to the mailing
> list.

Some high-level user docs might be good as well before you call for tests -
just an overview of what to expect usability wise for an hg user.

> Abderrahim
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