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Re: hg or git tools for building in base?
On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 07:34:17AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> from tech-lists on freebsd-current emailing list:
> > As subject - what will there be in base to interact with the new git repo?
> > I mean, right now, for svn there is svnlite. What for git?
> > Shouldn't it be in base before the move to git?
> Relevance of this message here is that NetBSD users will face a similar challenge when NetBSD switches from cvs to hg.
> How will NetBSD users be able to update their src, xsrc, and pkgsrc trees?
> FreeBSD, beginning with current, is readying to switch from svn to git.
> Will NetBSD users have to update pkgsrc tree just before the switch, and hurry up, build and install mercurial so as not to be left in the lurch?
> Also, will current and stable branches, and pkgsrc, all switch to hg at the same time, or will it be current src and xsrc first?
There's no plan to have hg in base. You can download src and pkgsrc tarballs
from cdn.netbsd.org already, and update from there.
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