Why hg clone on every build

mohamed.farrag's Avatar


23 May, 2014 08:53 AM

I'm using Mercurial with bitbucket.org , I noticed that on every push the AppVeyor CI clones the repository , why it doesn't update (hg update) ?
I think this might save some time !

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 23 May, 2014 05:05 PM

    Feodor Fitsner's Avatar

    Hi Mohamed,

    It's cloned every time because AppVeyor provisions a new build worker (VM) for every build. Other words, build machine state is not preserved between builds.

    Are you experiencing problems with cloning large repo?

  2. 2 Posted by mohamed.farrag on 26 May, 2014 10:54 AM

    mohamed.farrag's Avatar

    Got it. No right now I don't have large repos but I was wondering if it might get larger.
    Thanks for your support.

  3. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:44 AM.

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