[lug] Structuring Mercurial projects (kinda off topic)
jeffrey.haemer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 11:13:11 MDT 2010
Well, hey, Hg branches are different. What did I know? I found this
My knee-jerk reaction would be to use Hg's "clones-as-branches" method, and
write out a workflow for the folks using the repos, but I'd love to hear
what a real Mercurial person would do.
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 9:47 AM, Michael J. Hammel <
mjhammel at graphics-muse.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-03-30 at 09:35 -0600, Jeffrey Haemer wrote:
> > Before I offer irrelevant opinions, I'll ask for one clarification: a
> > quick google shows Mercurial as having branches. Am I mislead by what
> > I see, or are you talking about something else? No point in my trying
> > to answer the wrong question.
> I'm likely mistaken in my understanding of Mercurial. I've not used it
> that long. It may be I misunderstand the terminology as it applies to
> actual use (assuming a CVS translation-filter as I learn it).
> > I know I branch and merge in git at the drop of a hat -- much more
> > than in SVN or CVS -- and I have the impression that's universal
> > practice.
> I branch in CVS all the time. I was just under the impression that a
> CVS branch was not the same concept as a Mercurial branch. Perhaps they
> Michael J. Hammel <mjhammel at graphics-muse.org>
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