Monotone: Best practice for setting up an 'im.pidgin.adium' branch?

Mark Doliner mark at
Tue Jan 6 13:51:58 EST 2009

2009/1/6 John Bailey <rekkanoryo at>:
> Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> <snip>
>> I've set up monotone on and have an up-to-date database of
>> im.pidgin.*.  My thought of what to do next was to:
>> 1. Use *mtn serve* on to establish a network server
>> 2. Create im.pidgin.adium as a branch off im.pidgin.pidgin at 2.5.2
>> <mailto:im.pidgin.pidgin at 2.5.2>
>> 3. push this branch to's monotone server.
> This would work, but I'd recommend using usher instead; usher will spawn an mtn
> serve process as needed, which should result in the database on only
> being locked when it's necessary.  Usher should also be easier to script to
> start when your server comes up from a reboot.

Is there like, a website for usher?  Or some documentation for it?  In
the past I've had trouble finding any information about it (other than
the source code).


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