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Re: Git

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Subject: Re: Git
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 16:50:17 +0200
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Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-13 07:15:03 -0500, sjhill@realitydiluted.com 
> <sjhill@realitydiluted.com> wrote:
> > > As a heads up, I've started playing with GIT as the replacement of CVS.
> > > For information on the status of that conversion please see
> > > 
> > I assume the reason for choosing GIT was because the main line kernel
> > uses the same source management tool. No chance of using Subversion I
> > guess.
> 
> Is SVN already distributed? In the past, the non-distributed reality
> of CVS is what bought me a lot of trouble. And SVN isn't really
> designed for distribution, is it?

SVN isn't, but SVK (which uses regular SVN) is.

> I for one see SVN as a CVS rewrite with some design flaws fixed, but
> it's for sure not what I actually want to use.
> 
> So I'm currently learning to use GIT. It's a bit strange when you
> start using it (because usually I interact with git itself as well as
> with eg. cogito), but I slowly get used to it :-)

I think for kernel development git is the way to go.


Thiemo

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