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Re: [Monotone-devel] newbie question - SHA1 vs serials

From: Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] newbie question - SHA1 vs serials
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 23:18:02 +0200 (CEST)

In message <address@hidden> on Wed, 20 Apr 2005 18:55:59 +0200, Jon Bright 
<address@hidden> said:

jon> > CVS doesn't handle branching very well, and merging is even
jon> > worse.
jon> monotone handles branching very, very well and merging.. well,
jon> certainly much better than CVS.

You're way too kind.  CVS doesn't handle merging(*), monotone does.
It's that easy.


(*) Seriously!  You basically have to do the merging yourself, using
    temporary tags and explicitely update from between two tags.  And
    that's the easy way.  Been there, done that, you know the rest...

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