Re: [dev] [suckless] Migration to git

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:41:26 -0500

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:25:18AM +0100, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> I am proposing a migration of all mercurial to git repositories. Git is
> mature and used by nearly all major OSS projects. Mercurial has this
> slow prototyping dependency of Python, which is annoying and could be
> removed that way. Of course git is still(?) adding a perl dependency. I
> hope this can be removed from git.

Why not just remove python from mercurial instead? "Lots of nerds use
it" is not a compelling argument, unless you are trying to convince us
to buy Macs next.

> Dpb on IRC showed me [0], which seems to do a near to perfect import of
> the old hg history. Anyone had bad experiences with this?

It works fine, but you still haven't made sufficient case for switching.

> For the web interface on I am proposing cgit, which is
> fast and written in C.

Also works well. Does not justify a switch.

> How are your thoughts, comrades?

Why bother?
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