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Re: [Xen-devel] Can the qemu-xen git repository be moved to a 'git://' p

To: Brendan Cully <brendan@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Can the qemu-xen git repository be moved to a 'git://' protocol? It can save a lot of time...
From: Stefano Stabellini <stefano.stabellini@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 11:11:28 +0100
Cc: Tom Rotenberg <tom.rotenberg@xxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Brendan Cully wrote:
> On Thursday, 16 July 2009 at 11:36, Tom Rotenberg wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Currently, xen clones the qemu-xen using an 'http://' protocol, and
> > this takes a lot of time.  It can be improved a lot if it will be
> > moved to be shared by a 'git://' protocol, which is much faster.
> > Can this be done?
> Why not have xen use an hg mirror of the qemu-xen tree? These are easy
> to set up (it's a one-line "hg convert" cron job), and it would
> simplify life for xen hackers to need only one obscure version control
> system.

We already have an hg mirror for qemu-xen, it is just not used by


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