Slime project considering Mercurial

Paul Franz theandromedan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 11:49:50 CST 2008



Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2008-03-07 06:32, Paul Franz <theandromedan at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>>> 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.
>>>       
>> I am new to Hg. So could you tell me what I should do with the data
>> put in wire.bundle?
>>     
>
> Each Mercurial changesets is uniquely identified with a `hash' value.
> For example, here's the latest changeset I have in my local clone of
> the Mercurial `Crew' repository/branch:
>
> $ pwd
> /ws/mercurial/crew
> $ hg tip --template '{rev}:{node} // {date|isodate} // {author|email}\n'
> 6208:c88b9e59758878d2c9d2064c01c72a45be304dca // 2008-03-05 08:00 +0100 // peter.arrenbrecht at gmail.com
>
> The `c88b9e59758878d2c9d2064c01c72a45be304dca ' hash identifies the
> commit done by Peter on 2008-03-05 08:00 +0100.
>
> A `bundle' is a binary blob which ``bundles'' multiple changesets,
> including all their metadata: the parent changeset or changesets, the
> committer, the date, the log message of the changeset, and everything
> else.
>
> You can store a ``bundle'' in a single file, attach it to an email
> message and send it to another person, or archive it for backup
> purposes.  Then, when someone wants to pull the changesets of the bundle
> in a local tree of their own, they can start from an `old' clone of the
> workspace you used to create the bundle, and extract the bundle with:
>
>     cd /ws/paul/proj-foo/branch-bar
>     hg unbundle /tmp/paul-logging-feature-branch.hg
>
> Bundles are described in the Wiki too:
>
> [1] http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/TipsAndTricks/Basic
>
> [2] http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/TipsAndTricks/Intermediate
>     See the ``generate a diff between two repositories'' section.
>
>   

Thanks I will read these.



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