Tag Archives: mercurial

More Subversion vs. Mercurial metrics

I wrote a while back about the disk usage of Subversion versus Mercurial, but all of my examples were rather small. Today I managed to create a migration of a Subversion repository, as complete and intact as possible (with trunk, … Continue reading

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Converting Subversion to Mercurial update

Our development team at work is moving from a single Subversion repository to multiple Mercurial repositories. Being the SCM “expert” in the group, I was nominated to carry out the migration. My first instinct was to use what I know, … Continue reading

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Subversion to Mercurial made easy with hgsvn

After experimenting with Tailor to convert my five years of Subversion history into a new Mercurial repository, I started looking for alternatives. Tailor has a problem at the moment, where it blows up if any entry in the Svn repository … Continue reading

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Discovering Mercurial, or how I learned to stop worrying and love DCM

Because of a project at work, I’m having to come up to speed quickly with Mercurial, a distributed source code management system. Much like learning Ruby on Rails, I had some apprehension toward learning DCM. My reservations centered around fear … Continue reading

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