[PATCH 0 of 3] hgkeyring extension
markuszapke at gmx.net
Fri Aug 24 05:06:58 CDT 2012
Pierre-Yves David schrieb:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 11:40:16AM +0200, Markus Zapke-Gründemann wrote:
>> This is the port of the mercurial_keyring extension to the core. The new
>> extension is named hgkeyring.
> Which the new name? Aren't Do you break some backward compatibility in the
> configuration or something ?
mercurial_keyring is a Python package. You install it with something like:
pip install mercurial_keyring
Then you activate it like so:
The rest of the extension's configuration happens in the auth section:
myremote.schemes = http https
myremote.prefix = hg.example.com/repo
myremote.username = alice
So users of mercurial_keyring would just have to uninstall the Python package
and exchange mercurial_keyring with hgkeyring in their extensions section.
IMO it's better to have a different name so users can easily understand which
extension they are using.
If a user would have both, mercurial_keyring and a mercurial version with the
bundled extension it would depend on the import order which extension would be
used. The new name prevents that.
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