[PATCH 0 of 3 hg-website] move website toward sources.js

Steve Borho steve at borho.org
Sun Nov 21 20:23:54 CST 2010

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 2:07 PM, David Champion <dgc at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Screenshots following this whole patch series:
> http://home.uchicago.edu/dgc/hg/main.jpg
> http://home.uchicago.edu/dgc/hg/downloads.jpg

I believe the download URLs are sorted in the wrong order.  We want
lower priority numbered links first.

> I took these on a Mac.  I used a user-agent switcher to test with a
> Windows user-agent and that went fine, but I don't have the ability to
> test with many actual clients (javascript proofing, etc).  It does work
> on Firefox, Safari, and Chrome for MacOS.
> Publishers of latest.dat files might want to refine their regexes,
> particularly with respect to 64-bit builds.
> Note that this patchset adds what would become
> http://mercurial.selenic.com/manual.dat, which is maintained within
> hg-website so that it does not lose packages like Berkwood's that do not
> have a latest.dat currently.  This is a stopgap, and in the long term
> manual.dat should be an empty file.
> ** Unless mpm adds this manual.dat file or another one representing
> Berkwood builds, this patch series will remove Mac builds from
> mercurial.selenic.com. **
> Later I'll see about adding a latest.dat to my OSX nightly build system,
> if nobody would object to having a low-priority latest option in the
> main download page.
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> David Champion  *  dgc at uchicago.edu  *  IT Services  *  University of Chicago
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Steve Borho

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