Upstreaming Facebook extensions

Jun Wu quark at
Tue Nov 14 13:36:36 EST 2017

Excerpts from Matt Harbison's message of 2017-11-13 22:49:56 -0500:
> OK, good to know.
> So is upstreaming lfs in a single patch and marking it experimental a  
> reasonable next step, or does this need to incubate in hg-experimental a  
> bit more?  I didn't get it working outside of the tests (it said something  
> about not having a common changegroup version), but it looks like there's  
> some low hanging fruit like registering the config options, and tracking  
> down some warning in about an "unquoted realm" or similar.

There are some ongoing tweaks about transferring files in threads on
Windows.  But I think it's fine to also have an upstream version. The format
is considered stable.
> I know BC doesn't apply to experimental things, but realistically, I  
> assume things won't need to change other that maybe config stuff to add  
> features?  I wouldn't mind using this sooner rather than later if the  
> files can always be retrieved.

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