[Project_owners] Looking for testers for Mercurial at Mozdev

Axel Hecht axel at pike.org
Tue May 6 05:16:20 PDT 2008


Douglas E. Warner wrote:
> Mozdev is looking for testers for our new Mercurial setup.
> 
> If you're intersted in checking out the current setup, you can see things 
> here:
> http://hg.vebzom.org
> 
> What we're looking for:
> * people to test out their normal activities VCS activities (committing 
> changes, branching, etc) and can report on problems and work with us to debug 
> them
> 
> Problems with testing right now:
> * conversions from CVS to hg are only lightly tested
> * documentation is missing
> * your test repository won't be ported to production (as in, you will probably 
> have to commit it to your normal CVS and to the test hg)
> 
> Feel free to let me know any questions you have or contact me off-list if your 
> project is interested in helping test this out.

Not that I totally grok hg yet, but I have a question on branching. 
Usually the wording is "when you would usually branch, you use a 
separate rep in hg".

Can mozdev support that pattern?

Axel


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