Slime project considering Mercurial
peter.weseloh at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 7 07:08:13 CST 2008
2008/3/7, Paul Franz <theandromedan at gmail.com>:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > On 2008-03-07 08:06, Peter Arrenbrecht <peter.arrenbrecht at gmail.com>
> >> On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 5:28 AM, Paul Franz <theandromedan at gmail.com>
> >>> I ask because I have a large
> >>> ClearCase installation that I am looking to move to Mercurial. But I
> want to
> >>> make sure of two things:
> >>> 1) It can clone the repository relatively quickly to our development
> team in
> >>> India (i.e. half a world away)
> >> If you have already created an hg version of your repo, I think using
> >> hg init temp
> >> hg -R temp in --bundle wiredata.bundle my-master-repo
> >> will create in wiredata.bundle the exact data stream that would go
> >> over the wire for the actual repo data.
> > Yes, indeed. But this will create a bundle with *all* the commits in a
> > tree, including ones which have possibly been pushed out already to the
> > development team in India.
> > In newer versions of Mercurial, you can also do this without the extra
> > 'empty' workspace, by using the --all option of `hg bundle':
> > % cd /ws/foo-project/releases/1.0-patches
> > % hg bundle --all /var/tmp/wiredata.bundle
> > The initial `hg clone' of a repository may take a while, depending on
> > the link speed. Subsequent `pull' operations are blazingly fast though.
> > I am pulling changes from the OpenSolaris source tree every week or so.
> > The current OpenSolaris source repository contains a little over 6,000
> > changesets for more than 40,000 files. A `pull' completes on my home
> > DSL link in a few seconds (i.e. less than half a minute).
> > Creating a *full* clone over SSH to hg.opensolaris.org may take a while
> > though.
> > One of the easy ways to create *many* local clones in India is to create
> > a hierarchy of `workspaces'. One can install a local `gate' in India,
> > and use the gate only for pulling changes from the official tree. The
> > local India developers can clone the local gate instead of the remote
> > `master' tree.
> So the local India developers would pull from the local gate repository
> but push to the one in the US, correct?
> Paul Franz
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Or they push to the local gate and a "integrator" takes care to sync the
local gate with the "master" in the US (on demand or on a regular schedule).
That's what we do in my company with a team in Germany and one in Romania.
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