[darcs-users] question about cleaning up a working dir so its pristine

Benjamin Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Fri Dec 17 13:01:48 UTC 2010


Petr Rockai wrote:
> Jimmy Tang <jcftang at gmail.com> writes:
>> Also I've been playing with darcs-fastconvert, it seems like a useful
>> tool for converting darcs to git (according to a previous post that I
>> found), is it correct to assume that this tool will export/import from
>> mercurial repos and has it been tested (I don't use mercurial myself but
>> I am just curious)
> 
> about Hg: right now, not directly. IIRC, mercurial produces a different
> fastconvert stream than git, using a feature that darcs-fastconvert does
> not implement (since it's not used by git when exporting). You can work
> around that by importing into git and re-exporting from there.
> 
> If you are interested in direct Hg support, please let me know and I'll
> consider working on it. I need example fastconvert streams from Hg for
> that, I don't think I managed to extract one myself. Or a simple set of
> instructions on how to get one.

I am also interested in this. I don't have immediate pressing demand, but 
rather anticipate needing conversion from/to hg repos in the near future.

Cheers
Ben



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