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Re: RFC: Exploded source repo layouts



On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 11:22 -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 16:51 +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 23 July 2008 at 09:43, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > > Doug Ledford wrote:
> > > >I've been working on getting this set up and functional.
> > > 
> > > <lots of complicated hacks and workarounds deleted>
> > > 
> > > So Far I've been quiet on this, sort of hoping it would go away by itself, 
> > > but as a contributor with quite a few packages let me say that I'm deeply 
> > > worried about this whole distributed VCS / exploded source idea floating 
> > > around.
> > > 
> > > It seems there are a few people who are a big fan of this, and about as 
> > > much active opponents. I have no problems with adding the possibility to 
> > > use a distributed VCS with exploded trees to the mix of ways to maintain 
> > > and build packages, but this should not replace the current nice and simple 
> > > setup we have.
> > 
> > Seconded. I'm pretty happy with our current workflow and the only things
> > I'm missing are "svn cp" and "svn mv".
Seconded. I feel this effort is trying to solve a non-issue.

> Actually, no.  A massive patch set is no easier to maintain in a dvcs
> than it is with patches.
... equally, it's no easier to maintain with a dvcs.

Ralf



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