Hi there,

On 18.09.2012, at 14:40, Joachim Schmitz wrote:

>> From: Andreas Ericsson [mailto:a...@op5.se]
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 1:46 PM
>> To: Joachim Schmitz
>> Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
>> Subject: Re: Can git pull from a mercurial repository?
>> On 09/18/2012 01:22 PM, Joachim Schmitz wrote:
>>> Is there an easy way to get git to clone/pull from a Mercurial repository?
>> Yes. Google "git remote helpers" and you'll most likely find it.
> Well, I found a few. No idea how to get them to work though (so far for the 
> 'easy' part of my question)

I think there is a lot of demand for a "git-hg" bridge, a way to seemlessly 
access a Mercurial repository as if it was a git repository. A converse to 
hg-git <http://hg-git.github.com/>

As you discovered, there are several attempts to this. A recent overview over 
some of them can be found here:


Another remark:

> It seems https://github.com/rfk/git-remote-hg requires Python 2.5 (and I only 
> have 2.4), also I have no idea how to get it installed
> https://github.com/SRabbelier/git is 3 years old, apparently never made it 
> into git, guess for a reason? 
> Then I found https://github.com/fingolfin/git/commits/remote-hg, looks very 
> confusing to me...

This is mine, and I am sorry that it causes confusion -- but in fact, my goal 
it is kind of a continuation of the https://github.com/SRabbelier/git code. OR 
rather, it collects code others wrote to improve that codebase, and I just 
added a few fixes that made it work for me.

In particular, I tried to figure out the reasons for why it never made it into 
git, and in the process, created this Wiki page: 
<https://github.com/msysgit/msysgit/wiki/Guide-to-git-remote-hg>. Which 
attempts to document how to use this code, and what needs to be done. My hope 
was that perhaps more people would be interested in this, and in helping out 
with it, but so far no such luck. 

My goals were noble, but you are the second person who considers this work to 
be confusing, so if that is what the majority thinks, I am willing to remove 
that text again (or rather, hide it away in some private repository).

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