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Re: When will be CVS replaced by modern version control system?



On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 09:40 -0600, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> On 11/7/07, Adam Tkac <atkac redhat com> wrote:
>         
>         CVS has already passed over best years. I'm wonder why modern
>         project like Fedora still has sources in this ancient system.
>         Are here
>         any plans to replace it by git, mercurial, svn or other more
>         modern
>         version control system? 
> 
> It's been discussed many times on this list and others.  Search the
> archives.  The main problems is that no one can agree on which version
> control system to switch to. Both Git and Mercurial have strong
> proponents. Bazaar and Subversion have proponents as well. 
> 
> A related problem has been that until recently Koji supported only
> CVS.  I've seen recent work on Koji to support Git and SVN but that
> code isn't running on the production buildsystems AFAIK.  I haven't
> seen any work on Plague yet (Plague will be needed until Koji is ready
> to build packages for EPEL). 

It wouldn't be that hard to add to plague either, as long as the method
of getting the common directory and using tags and such works.

Dan

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