[ECOS] Re: Replacing CVS - decision time

Daniel Néri daniel.neri@sigicom.com
Tue Mar 16 09:54:00 GMT 2010

Øyvind Harboe <oyvind.harboe@zylin.com> writes:

>>> - I place the apps I work on in a git repository and
>>> I want to make eCos a submodule. How do I manage
>>> that if the eCos repository is hg?
>> Maybe one of these could help:
>>  http://hg-git.github.com/
>>  http://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Interfaces,_frontends,_and_tools#Mercurial
> I don't like the idea that I'd have to maintain this myself. Doesn't sound
> very robust :-)

Well then I guess you'd have to hire someone to do it for you.

>> I'm not sure what you mean by "official forks", but there are plenty of
>> options for those who can't or don't want to host their own
>> repositories:
>>  http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/MercurialHosting
> What I want is a way for forks of eCos to be organized in a way that
> they are available to everyone. Does using hg mean that we get
> this feature?

Yes, it's a DVCS so anyone can create a fork/clone/branch and publish
it, e.g. using one of the services on that wiki page.


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