On Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:55:57 GMT, Sönke Ludwig wrote:

I think right now the only place where git is actually required is for determining the version of locally cloned packages using the git branch/tag name. Support for hg would be simple to add there I guess, I've added a ticket on github: #234.

For public repositories it's more a question of the hosting service. Currently GitHub and Bitbucket are supported, and Bitbucket supports hg repositories and of course hg can also sync with git repositories, so there's no real git dependency on that side.

Thank you for your reply and thank you a lot for your great piece of sw...