Converting dropbear to mercurial.

Christopher Barry christopher.barry at
Tue Nov 29 03:09:55 WST 2011

On Mon, 2011-11-28 at 21:20 +0800, Matt Johnston wrote:
> Hi,
> In your converted repository did it end up with a "demos"
> directory and "changes" file in the top level of the tip of
> au.asn.ucc.matt.dropbear branch? That indicates that the
> conversion didn't work correctly.
> I ended up converting my repository with the attached patch
> - there isn't too much rename history that I care about, so
> it purely looks at manifests revision-by-revision.
> The converted repository now lives at
> Thanks,
> Matt

forgive my ignorance, but why the move to mercurial as opposed to say
git? Is there a technical reason, or is it simply a personal preference?


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