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Re: Centralized darcs (was Re: centralized bzr)

On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 14:55 -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> 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.
> I think it would work even nicer.

Its somewhat indirect though. bzr has an equivalent system too (called
pqm) which accepts GPG-signed merge requests and applies them to the
repository. FWIW.

GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.

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