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Re: Centralized darcs

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 08:31:37PM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
>> Right, bzr is great when you have a designed person to integrate
>> contributor's changes after review.
>> But if you have a set of equal developers, bzr can be also used in a
>> very similar way to Subversion, where all commits go to a central
>> repository, and nobody has to collect them. It's just a matter of
>> setting up a directory somewhere with the appropriate write permissions,
>> and say "This is our canonical archive, the uploader will include what
>> it's in there, nothing more, nothing less".
> I would say that this goes for darcs as well, but even more.
> Darcs has a nice way of pushing patches via e-mail, with GPG signatures
> even.  These can be processed in an automated way on the server,
> verified against, for instance, the Debian keyring, and then applied to
> the repository.

The only bad thing I know about darcs, for my kinda of use, is the
miss of file permission recoring. That's annoying for packaging and

Besides that, darcs rocks.

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