Re: Perl4caml packaged
On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 08:28:19PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> The main problem is that it's difficult to maintain local svn trees.
> Say I had my package in pkg-ocaml-maint, and was going to go offline for
> the weekend, taking my laptop with me with no Internet connection. I
> could either go the weekend without checking in any changes. Or I could
> create my own Subversion repos, check in the originals, check things in,
> and when I return, check in one big batch that loses all the history for
> what I did over the weekend -- plus have to manually merge and sync this
> all the time.
Well, there is a distributed subversion thingy, it is even listed in the
comparison mentioned on the main arch homepage :
Remote Repository Replication
Subversion Indirectly, by using Chia-Ling Kao's SVN::Mirror add-on
or Shlomi Fish' svn-push utility.
See http://better-scm.berlios.de/comparison/comparison.html for more
> With tla, I simply branch off the main repo to my laptop repo, and when
> I get back, tla star-merge back into the main repo. Change history from
> my laptop preserved.
But on the other hand, tla command line interface is a pain compared to
the simplicity of subversion.