Tag: version control

bzr, again

March 23rd, 2007, 13 Comments

I’ve talked a lot lately about different VCSs. I got some interesting comments in reply to my most recent post. One person took issue with my complaint that nobody really understood how to specify a revision to git format-patch, and proceeded to issue an incorrect suggestion. And a couple of people complained about my comments […]

More on Git, Mercurial, and Bzr

March 22nd, 2007, 15 Comments

I’ve been writing a lot about this lately, I know, but it’s an interesting landscape. I had previously discarded git, but in light of git-cvsserver (which provides a plausible way for Windows people to participate), I gave it a try. The first thing I noticed is that git documentation, in general, is really poor. Some […]

Whose Distributed VCS Is The Most Distributed?

August 10th, 2006, 29 Comments

Lately I have been trying out a number of distributed version control systems (VCS or SCM). One of my tests was a real problem: I wanted to track the Linux 2.6.16.x kernel tree, apply the Xen patches to it, and pull only specific patches (for the qla2xxx driver) from 2.6.17.x into this local branch. I […]

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