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



On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 14:08:35 -0500
Simo Sorce <ssorce redhat com> wrote:

> 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.

It does.  Our buildsys requires a single repository to pull (or
checkout) from to do builds.  So until your changes are present in
there, you still suffer from the "outage" problem if you want to
actually build packages for others to consume in the official repos.

josh


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