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From Paul Querna <p...@querna.org>
Subject Re: interest in hg?
Date Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:29:26 GMT
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Paul Querna <paul@querna.org> wrote:
>> of course debating the merits between the different (d)SCMs seems to
>> be a bike shed, but I would like to look into setting up hg slaves of
>> a couple projects.....
> Cool!
>> For doing the imports, there are several choices for hg:
>> <http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/WorkingWithSubversion>
> You might also want to take a look a the git conversion that
> Mercurial's convert extension supports. That should be a bit easier as
> hg is much closer to git than to svn, and you could leverage the git
> mirrors we've already set up.

I thought about that, but it seems the chances of losing data on a two
stage conversion is greatly increased.

(Having said that, I have done a Visual Source Safe -> CVS ->
Subversion conversion before the tools existed to do direct VSS -> SVN
:) )

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