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



On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 15:12:43 +0100, Christopher Aillon scripst:
> But also keep in mind that much of the current package workflow has
> been defined by the limitations of CVS. Our current faux-branching
> scheme was in part done because of CVS, for example.
> [...]
> Returning to your original question, which I'll paraphrase as "what do
> we gain by moving away from CVS?"  Not much.  A small number of users
> will take advantage of the features that the new VCS gives them.

I think the thing we need to loose is the box where we keep our work-
flow. So for example, could somebody explain why in the time or DVCSs we 
still have tarball-based packaging?

Matěj


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