PSA: mercurial-setup becomes vcs-setup and adds support for git

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue Aug 21 14:17:45 UTC 2018


On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 01:26:27PM +0200, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> This is awesome, upgrading and configuring cinnabar had always been a sore point
> 
> But I just noticed that it appears to pull from git-cinnabar master branch…
> 
> I had to run bootstrap on android yesterday, which upgraded git-cinnabar (requiring a git upgrade)
> and had to run it again today. which too requires a git upgrade
> 
> git upgrade takes a significant time.
> 
> Wouldn’t it be better to follow the release branch instead of master?

The master branch is now the default branch and recommended to use from
0.5 onwards. It won't receive any change that require a git cinnabar
upgrade (until next "minor" version change, aka 0.6).

Mike


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