Mercurial in Ruby

Douglas Philips dgou at
Mon Nov 23 17:18:28 CST 2009

On or about 2009 Nov 23, at 6:11 PM, Matt Mackall indited:
>  I frankly find it baffling. That's an awful lot of work just to be  
> able
> to directly interface with Mercurial from Ruby. Life is short, use
> system().

For a Ruby-only shop, having to install Python (esp. if it is under  
Windows), could be a show-stopper. I'm happy that they're doing Hg and  
not some other DVCS. :)
I am curious how they're going to be performance focused and also pure  
Ruby, that should be interesting.


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