Our repository site http://petsc.cs.iit.edu can ocassionally go offline. An alternate repository location where one could share [push/pull] commits is useful at such times. No data will be lost by switching.

Create a bitbucket account (Mandatory)

Alternative location for petsc-dev and buildsystem

If the default petsc-dev or BuildSystem site is unavailable:

Once the outage is over - switch back to using petsc.cs.iit.edu with 'hg push' and 'hg pull'.

Sharing other repositories

Setting up alternative repository for reponame (anyone can do this):

Using the alternative repository (created by AdminUserName):

Once the outage is over - switch back to using petsc.cs.iit.edu with 'hg push' and 'hg pull'