[Slackbuilds-users] mercurial repositry
audrius at neutrino.lt
Tue Feb 8 10:10:38 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 09:30:22 +0000, Tim Dickson wrote:
> hi all, I am creating a slackbuild for a project where the source is
> only available as a mecurial repo. on googlecode.com
> It is easy enough to get (the source), but is not accessible
> directly by http or ftp, and is just the source itself, not a
> gzipped tar of the source.
> any suggestions?
> thanks, Tim
> PS. source can be got with something like..
> hg clone https://$APNAME.googlecode.com/hg/ $APPNAME
It doesn't seem that googlecode.com allows one to download arbitrary
changeset from the repo as an archive (yet). There's a registered
issue about this on their support issue tracker, but I don't see
anywhere that it had been solved.
Perhaps this project has a mirror on bitbucket.org? This feature is
If there's no official mirror, you could provide it yourself by cloning
the repo and pushing it into bitbucket.org. Or you could try asking the
upstream to do this for you.
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