[bind10-dev] distributed version control

Michael Graff mgraff at isc.org
Wed Jun 9 15:21:56 UTC 2010


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On 2010-06-09 7:44 AM, Danny Mayer wrote:

> Just a couple of comments on this. We've been using bitkeeper for NTP
> for years now and I have become totally fustrated with it. One of the
> major obstacles that I have is that when I am working on a module and I
> want to get updates I have to check-in *and* commit what I am currently
> working on just to pull updates from another source code repository. CVS
> and SVN just allow you to get updates as needed. Having distributed
> source code repositories is nice but it doesn't help with day-to-day
> work if you have to do this. I don't know anything about git but if it
> does the same thing it's a big problem for developers.

neither git nor hg require you to have checked-in before updating to the
latest from any repository.

To switch branches you will have to either "rebase" or check in then
switch, however.  This is sane.

- --Michael

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