[Openid-specs-ab] Sunsetting Mercurial support in Bitbucket

Brian Campbell bcampbell at pingidentity.com
Wed Aug 21 14:00:51 UTC 2019


I know Connect at least https://bitbucket.org/openid/connect/src/default/
is still using mercurial.

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 4:34 AM Joseph Heenan <joseph.heenan at fintechlabs.io>
wrote:

> I’m currently keeping an eye on this.
>
> I don’t think I reported back to the group, but my previous investigation
> on hg -> git conversion on bitbucket suggested it was essentially
> impossible to migrate to git and keep issues and pull requests intact.
>
> That’s still the case even after this announcement, which is
> disappointing. Atlassian’s current statement appears to be that they will
> be deleting all mercurial projects in 2020 we are likely to lose access to
> the issues and pull requests regardless, and Atlassian are not providing
> any migration path to git.
>
> I suggest waiting for the dust to settle and reviewing again in a month or
> so.
>
> *Are there any other OIDF groups that are still using mercurial?*
>
> Joseph
>
>
> On 21 Aug 2019, at 07:56, Dave Tonge <dave.tonge at momentumft.co.uk> wrote:
>
> Looks like moving to git will be necessary.
>
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> Mercurial support will end on June 1, 2020.
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