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SubjectRe: Mercurial linux-kernel repository at kernel.org?
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On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 11:24 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 12:06 -0600, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > [uncrossposting]
> >
> > On Fri, 2011-11-11 at 04:09 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > Prior to intrusion, a mercurial repository essentially
> > > duplicating the Linus' git tree existed at:
> > > http://www.kernel.com/hg/linux-2.6
> > >
> > > I do not use it, but are there any plans to restore it?
> >
> > Not on kernel.org, certainly.
> >
> > I asked the kernel.org admins a while back to send me a copy of the SHA
> > map file from my account I needed to continue the mirror elsewhere and
> > HPA declined, making some handwaving towards "eventually letting people
> > download tarballs of their old accounts".
> >
> > As far as I know, "eventually" hasn't happened yet. I guess it's time to
> > fire up a new mirror from scratch. It'll be incompatible with old clones
> > due to not having the above file and various minor changes in both git
> > and hg in the 6 years the original mirror was running. I'll announce it
> > when it's done - it'll probably take a while.
>
> No worries. I'm not an hg user. Ian Campbell sent a patch
> to get_maintainer to use git log option --follow for a largish
> file rename event in drivers/net/... and I was trying to get
> the hg commands in get_maintainer to do the same.
>
> Any idea if tracking file renames in hg needs an additional
> command line option and if so what it is?

hg log --follow <some-file> will follow the history across renames.

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