FreeRADIUS CVS->{BZR,Hg} migration consideration

Paul TBBle Hampson Paul.Hampson at
Thu Sep 15 04:47:03 CEST 2005

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 11:35:49AM -0400, Alan DeKok wrote:
> Paul TBBle Hampson <Paul.Hampson at> wrote:
>> If you're willing to do that, it would be much easier, and I suspect
>> better. I could also practice with Tailor on a faster machine than my
>> web server. ^_^

>   I can get you a tar file, too.  I've occasionally rsync'd the
> repository in the past.

A tarball's prolly best. An rsync would generate unneccessary CPU load
I expect, at least for the initial pull.

>> The main reason I've rejected Subversion so far (despite having actually
>> been leaning towards it twelve months ago, last time I raised this) is
>> that it's not distributed.

>   And it has *huge* dependencies.

Eww. OK, Subversion's off my list again.

>> I'll add Monotone to my list of programs to try, at Alan's suggestion. I
>> will also add SVN, but that might take more time to set up access to, as
>> I believe it needs its own modules to serve. (Then again, so might
>> Monotone and Mercurial. ^_^)

>   Monotone has it's own DB.

>   Hmm.. I'll see if I can set up a monotone repository on one of my
> machines, and keep it updated via a cron job.

Oh good, that'll save me doing so. ^_^

Paul "TBBle" Hampson, MCSE
8th year CompSci/Asian Studies student, ANU
The Boss, Bubblesworth Pty Ltd (ABN: 51 095 284 361)
Paul.Hampson at Pobox.Com

Of course Pacman didn't influence us as kids. If it did,
we'd be running around in darkened rooms, popping pills and
listening to repetitive music.
 -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989

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