[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Centralized darcs

Le mardi 01 août 2006 à 23:39 +0100, martin f krafft a écrit :
> also sprach John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> [2006.08.01.2247 +0100]:
> > I do use darcs to track patches against upstream.  I really don't
> > understand the whole cdbs/dpatch/whatever thing -- why use a hack to
> > manage your patches when you could use a real VC tool that does it
> > better?
> I agree, dpatch & co seem to be more accessible: they are files you
> can "touch"; they're not an abstract concept ("branch") which you
> can work with, but which is not tangible.

This is another possible reason for SVN's success: branches are
directories, which are a reasonably widespread concept among Unix
developers. In fact, SVN is what looks the most closely to a distributed
and versioned filesystem, which is how most packaging teams use it.
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
: :' :           josselin.mouette@ens-lyon.org
`. `'                        joss@debian.org
   `-  Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

Reply to: