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Ben Scott

~/SSH for pushing large repositories to BitBucket

04 May 2011

I’m trying to push a very large (for me) repository to BitBucket. The .hg folder is 2.5 G which is a pretty big chunk. This is my first time using BitBucket, in fact until now my experience of hosting Mercurial repos has been limited to either file shares or hg serve, so initially I tried pushing over HTTP.

Four hours later and no real data had been sent, so I did some looking and decided to try using SSH. It seems to be working well at the moment (still sending as I type) but I’m not going to attempt writing my own tutorial so here are some links I found useful:

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