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Re: arch, svn, cvs

On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 08:57:06PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Christoph Hellwig:
> >> Greg Hudson contributes an interesting viewpoint:
> >> 
> >>   <http://web.mit.edu/ghudson/thoughts/bitkeeper.whynot>
> >
> > It's completely unfounded bullshit.  Whether you prefer a pyramid
> > or lots of commiters style organization is pretty much a personal
> > or rather community organizational issue.  Both have their up-
> > and downsides.
> Of course, but if I look at Linux release management (which is still
> somewhat problematic, as countless vendor-specific patches can attest)
> and cursory pre-integration peer review, I think he has a point.

While I agree that Linus is a very bad release manager that doesn't have
anything to do with the developmen model.

> Is there *any* large project using a pyramid model and produces
> regular, high-quality releases which are used mostly unchanged by
> distributors?

I don't know about any single large project that produces releases that
are used mostly unchanged by distributors.

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