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Re: Successful and unsuccessful Debian development tools

Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@hogyros.de> writes:

> Hi,
> martin f krafft wrote:
>>> Subversion, in conjunction with alioth, has risen dramatically in
>>> Debian to accomodate team-based maintainance. There are of course
>>> plenty of challengers, but subversion seems to beat them all.
>> I'd be interested in your thoughts as to why subversion beats them
>> all, in your perception.
> It is centralized, so you have an authoritative source and need not talk
> to the other team members to synchronize.
>    Simon

It is very similar to alreay familiar cvs. It is also way easier to
use first time than any of the others with the possible exception of
git. For example trying arch for the first time gives you a major


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