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



On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 19:19 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 18:19 +0100, Matej Cepl wrote:
> > On 2007-11-08, 14:33 GMT, Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> > >> > > any plans to replace it by git, mercurial, svn or other 
> > >> > > more modern version control system?
> 
> > >> - CVS server outage :)
> > >
> > > Other services never have outages?
> > 
> > They don't -- have you ever heard about distributed VC? If the 
> > repository I am working against has outage, then I don't care.
> And how do you pull/push if the remote server is down?

You commit locally and keep working.
When the repo is up you push down everything in one go.

If you need patches from others they can share their repo or send you
mails that keep the whole meta-data.

DVCS really have *no* problems with outages. Only centralized VCS has.

Simo.


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