Snap extension fork

Matt Mackall mpm at
Wed Jun 8 10:53:12 CDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 17:48 +0200, Srećko Jurić-Kavelj wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I just wanted to announce snap fork at
> I forked snap because I
> couldn't reach Klaus. Hope he is OK.

Feel free to add another URL to the extension page on our wiki if he
doesn't pop up.

> Mainly, I wanted to update snap to Mercurial 1.8 and TortoiseHg 2.0,
> but I found and squashed a few bugs in the process and made a hook
> that checks that files satisfying snap.patterns are actually snapped
> (which is useful for central repositories). Comments are welcome.
> Extension is being tested (pre production) with Mercurial
> 1.8.2/TortoiseHg 2.0.3 on Windows (XP/7) and Linux (Ubuntu).

1.9 is due July 1, you should consider testing the nightly builds after
we hit our code freeze next week.

> Recently, there has been a discussion about all the different
> extensions to handle large binary files
> ( and importance to
> design and implement (only) one that could be distributed with
> Mercurial. Any news on that effort?
> Best regards,
> Srećko Jurić-Kavelj, (Ms.E.E)
> Research and Teaching Assistant at University of Zagreb
> (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Department of
> Control and Computer Engineering)
> Phone: +385 (0)1 6129 561
> Fax: +385 (0)1 6129 809
> E-mail: srecko.juric-kavelj at
> URL:
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