Re: [eigen] git

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I read the hg tutorial but it only addresses very basic usage, so I
have 2 questions:

With the last hg repo you made (with named branches) what is the
proper/simple way to backport a bugfix (i.e., a changeset) from the
devel branch (called "eigen2" I think) to the stable branch (called
"2.0") ?

Another question: with hg is it possible to push many local commits as
a single one ? (in other word cluster many changesets into a single

On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Thomas Capricelli <orzel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I agree with this. I think we need a kind of 'validation' from main
> developers. i'm not sure who they are, but at least Gael and Benoit according
> to the activity graph. I did not mention it yet, did I ? Here's an example
> This is provided by a mercurial extension
> i wrote, it is based on the number of commits and only means .. well, not more
> than just that.
> I guess the original setup would be an 'official' repository where only few
> people could push. I propose that we setup this repository on bitbucket, and
> the developers plays with it, pulling and pushing to learn how it works.
> Meanwhile, the official repository would still be the kde svn of course.
> If/once validated it would be easy to do another conversion from scratch,
> after applying a tag in svn to know where this happened, and switch the
> official repository.
> I can help with that and the wiki documentation. I'm a happy eigen user, but I
> do not modify it and as such can not provide much code back.
> regards,
> Thomas
> On Saturday 02 May 2009 09:01:32 Gael Guennebaud wrote:
>> However, before we make a final decision I would like we establish a
>> workflow with associated hg commands to be sure the hg way to work is
>> ok for us (I know hg is not very flexible to that respect in contrast
>> to bzr for instance). Since I don't know hg yet, I cannot start that
>> right now, but I'll start learning it and fill a section of the
>> Developer's corner wiki page.
> --
> Thomas Capricelli <orzel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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