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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: 2.1 repository?
Date Fri, 30 Aug 2002 20:31:33 GMT
On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 06:04:06PM +0100, Tony Finch wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 09:47:28AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> >
> > And, I'd like to seriously consider using Subversion rather than CVS.
> > To me, it makes a lot of sense to switch to Subversion now rather
> > than later.  If we do start on a model where we 'branch early and
> > often,' Subversion can handle the branching in a much better way
> > than CVS can (and more scalable to boot).
> 
> The subversion web page says that it can't handle repeated merges, and
> still won't be able to until after 1.0. If 2.0 and 2.1 aren't going
> to diverge in an awkward fashion while parallel development continues,
> then this feature is a MUST.

Oh, give me a break. Like sticking with CVS will help? heh :-)

CVS merges are *way* worse than SVN. Yes, neither have repeated merges, but
at least SVN makes merging sane.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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