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Re: [Xen-devel] Source tree tidy

On 03/03/14 11:51, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Andrew Cooper writes ("Source tree tidy"):
>> Looking through the root of the git tree, there are some files which
>> appear to be remnants of legacy source code management systems, and thus
>> are good candidates for deletion.
>> >From bitkeeper:
>> .bk-to-hg
>> .rootkeys
>> .hg-to-bk
> I have no idea what these are but if we think anyone is using
> bitkeeper I would want an explanation of what they are and what
> implications there might be for removing them.
> But probably no-one is using bitkeeper, in which case we can remove
> them.
>> >From mercurial:
>> .hgsigs
> Doesn't this latter contain information which hg needs if it wants to
> verify a signed tag which was made with hg ?
> Ian.

In theory, yes, although in practice the public half of the key used to
sign them doesn't appear to be published.

The signed tags cover 4.1.0-rc1 thru 4.2.0-rc4, missing the releases
themselves, so are not particularly interesting to verify.


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