[Buildbot-devel] Buildbot try with mercurial

Gunnison, Brian brian.gunnison at intel.com
Fri Jun 4 21:36:47 UTC 2010

Ah, this task seems insurmountable for such as I. I was hoping to patch it in locally and show it off in a few days.

I wasn't expecting fewer errors, rather depending on the decompression to verify the integrity of the file. 


-----Original Message-----
From: djmitche at gmail.com [mailto:djmitche at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Dustin J. Mitchell
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 2:21 PM
To: Gunnison, Brian
Cc: Dustin Sallings; buildbot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Buildbot-devel] Buildbot try with mercurial

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Gunnison, Brian
<brian.gunnison at intel.com> wrote:
> Not sure I understand “invasive” in this context (especially as this is my
> first post in this context…).

In that it would require fairly deep and non-compatible changes to Buildbot.

> This method perhaps should be default in that we compress the diff for any
> VCS. This way the file is reliable across the net. I cringe thinking about a
> char error in a diff file.

There's no reason to expect substantially fewer errors transmitting
any other kind of file.  This isn't FTP.


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