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Re: version control system

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: version control system
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 19:39:02 +0100
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> > Do you have a comparison of git with mercurial, monotone, bzr?

Reading the wikipedia articles on each of them

it convinced me of two major advantages of git:
  - speed,
  - community support: 3 web interfaces, several GUIs.

> Here's a well-written piece from someone else who's switched to git:
>   http://keithp.com/blog/Repository_Formats_Matter.html

... which adds a third major advantage:
  - robustness of the repository structure.

> >   - automatic daily backup,
> Not relevant.
> With git or hg, anyone who pulls gets the entire repository.

Hmm, but if the central repository got lost, and was restored through - say -
my copy, everyone would see my temporary branches, and see the patches in the
order in which I pulled them and merged them with my patches, which is not
the original order. No?


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