Project plans

Matt Mackall mpm at
Tue Sep 27 00:26:10 CDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 10:47:07PM -0400, Kevin Smith wrote:
> Matt Mackall wrote:
> >I added these to the wiki a bit ago:
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> So, just to confirm: there are no plans in the near future for Mercurial 
> to support any kind of "centralized storage", "patch pooling", or other 
> mechanisms that would allow lightweight branching without hardlinks?

Well I haven't personally been thinking about it much as I'm focused
on getting the current feature set in a releasable form, and I haven't
seen a proposal for how to do it that's really caught my eye.

Don't tell anyone, but you can actually do "centralized storage"
already (in a CVS-like fashion), with an appropriate set of symlinks.
Doing this a bit more sanely with appropriate locking and so on is
easily achievable with an extension.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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