git mirror

Svein Ove Aas svein.ove at
Mon Nov 15 14:06:08 EST 2010

(Necromancy time.. yeah, I've been MIA for a while, new job (Google!),
sorry guys)

Actually, I prefer git myself. The reason it's in darcs now is.. well,
basically inertia. I'd prefer to keep it hosted on,
though; anyone know if there's infrastructure for that yet?

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Philip Weaver <philip.weaver at> wrote:
> I know how to use darcs.  I don't want to use it.
> I think I explained before, that I have a git repo of my personal bash and
> emacs settings, and I want to have a git submodule for haskell-mode.
> The local changes I will make to the git repository won't really be useful
> to anyone.  They're just going to be my own personal tweaks (for example,
> the only commit I have right now is an update to .gitignore).  If I think
> any of them might be, I will submit them.
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 5:01 AM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
> <ivan.miljenovic at> wrote:
>> Philip Weaver <philip.weaver at> writes:
>> > No, not quite.
>> >
>> > As far as I know, the only VCS that git supports are svn and cvs.  In
>> > those
>> > cases, yes, you can pull from and push to the remote svn/cvs repository,
>> > but
>> > there are some restrictions on what you can do in the git repo (you have
>> > to
>> > rebase instead of merge, for example).
>> >
>> > darcs-to-git is not part of git.  It is a separate program that provides
>> > a
>> > one-way translation.  I intend to maintain a branch that mirrors the
>> > darcs
>> > repo, and a separate branch with my patches rebased on top of that.
>> Why not just use the darcs repo and push changes there rather than
>> making your own version with changes that others might want but not get
>> applied to the official version?
>> darcs isn't that hard to learn...
>> --
>> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
>> Ivan.Miljenovic at
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