Need reviewer and comments

Erik Trimble erik.trimble at
Mon Dec 20 21:17:36 UTC 2010

On 12/20/2010 1:09 PM, Per Bothner wrote:
> On 12/20/2010 12:53 PM, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
>> I'm proposing adding that script to the make/scripts directory and also
>> provide an easy ''
>> script for people to get the entire forest and avoid a hard dependence
>> on the Forest Extension.
> Has anyone looked into using Mercurial sub-repositories?

We have, and I think there's a consensus that forests provide a number 
of benefits not available through sub-repos.

Our main problem with forests is that the forest extension appears to no 
longer be a part of the official Hg distribution - that is, it's been 
abandoned as part of the main Hg codebase.

Erik Trimble
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