How to track a non-Mercurial repository

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Tue Sep 20 13:14:39 CDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 19:33 +0200, Rafael Villar Burke wrote:

> This seems like something a lot of people will be doing soon. Could 
> anyone explain good ways to track CVS, Subversion and other RCSs 
> repositories using Mercurial as your personal SCM?. AFAICT Tailor is 
> useful to convert between different SCMs, but not for this task.

Not true.  You can use Tailor for both an initial import and for
tracking ongoing development.  If you invoke it repeatedly, it imports
any changes it hasn't yet seen, and you can then pull them into your
working repository.


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