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hg.mozilla.org Updates

November 05, 2015 at 09:20 AM

A number of changes have been made tohg.mozilla.org over the past few days:Bookmarks are now replicated from master to mirrors properly (before, you could...

Cloning Improvements in Mercurial 3.6

October 22, 2015 at 05:00 AM

Mercurial 3.6 (scheduled for release on or shortly after November 1)contains a number of improvements to cloning. In this post, I willdescribe a new feature...

Append I/O Performance on Windows

October 22, 2015 at 02:15 AM

A few weeks ago, some coworkers were complaining about the relativeperformance of Mercurial cloning on Windows. I investigated on mybrand new i7-6700K Windows 10 desktop...

Lowering the Barrier to Pushing to MozReview

October 14, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Starting today, a Mozilla LDAP account with Mercurial SSH access is nolonger required to hg push intoMozReview to initiate code reviewwith Mozilla projects.The instructions for...

Serving Mercurial Clones from a CDN

September 01, 2015 at 03:00 PM

For the past few months, Mozilla has beenserving Mercurial clones from Amazon S3.We upload snapshots (called bundles) of large and/or high-trafficrepositories to S3. We have...