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Re: Mercurial and checking out test suite

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 15:32:19 -0500
Message-Id: <561744e492e569b09a8574ff7f694c97@w3.org>
Cc: Chimezie Ogbuji <ogbujic@bio.ri.ccf.org>, public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>

On Dec 12, 2006, at 3:08 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:
>     Argh - I'm not very familiar with Mercurial, but what's the exact
> command and sequence of tasks needed to check the test harness out?

The test harness is primarily in CVS:

pbjam:~/w3ccvs/WWW/2001/sw/grddl-wg connolly$ cat CVS/Root
pbjam:~/w3ccvs/WWW/2001/sw/grddl-wg connolly$ cat CVS/Repository

Though just yesterday I made an hg repository copy at 
http://homer.w3.org:8123/ ;
it's not automatically sync'd when commits are made to the CVS 

It's just the GRDDL.py sample implementation that is primarily in hg.

>     I've got Chime's GRDDL.py working and would like to work on my
> XInclude test case.
>     But when I run:
>     hg pull http://homer.w3.org:8000/grddl-hg
>     I get:
> "abort: no repo found!"
>     ?
>     Despite the fact that when I go to the URI, there clearly seems to
> be a repo there. Any idea? Is my command wrong?

yes. The repo that's not found is the local one, not the remote one.
I should perhaps report this as an hg issue.

  hg clone http://homer.w3.org:8000/grddl-hg my-grddl-hg

which is step 2 in the hg QuickStart

>     If we can figure this out, I'll write a quick HOWTO for everyone on
> installing the testsuite. Not kidding. It would help the WG if there
> were fairly idiot-proof instructions on installing the test-suite and
> the sample implementations.

I'm not sure it's really worth writing a HOWTO for the 4 or 5
test suite contributors, but I suppose it can't hurt.

Maybe put it near "How to run the tests" in

>        thanks!
>              harry

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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