[ANNOUNCE] git-cinnabar 0.6.0rc1

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue Oct 4 01:50:02 BST 2022


Git-cinnabar is a git remote helper to interact with mercurial
repositories. It allows to clone, pull and push from/to mercurial remote
repositories, using git.

Code on https://github.com/glandium/git-cinnabar
This release is available on

What's new since 0.5.10?

- Full rewrite of git-cinnabar in Rust.
- Push performance is between twice and 10 times faster than 0.5.x,
  depending on scenarios.
- Based on git 2.38.0.
- `git cinnabar fetch` now accepts a `--tags` flag to fetch tags.
- `git cinnabar bundle` now accepts a `-t` flag to give a specific
- `git cinnabar rollback` now accepts a `--candidates` flag to list the
  metadata sha1 that can be used as target of the rollback.
- `git cinnabar rollback` now also accepts a `--force` flag to allow
  any commit sha1 as metadata.
- `git cinnabar` now has a `self-update` subcommand that upgrades it
  when a new version is available. The subcommand is only available
  when building with the `self-update` feature (enabled on prebuilt
  versions of git-cinnabar).


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