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Re: [olpc-software] Package manager stuff



On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 08:07:36PM +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> 
> > [1] : I'm not sure if our Mercurial repository for these tools are
> > publically available yet, but if it's not it will be as soon when FC5 is
> > out - the people controlling servers in our DMZ have been / are busy
> > with Fedora and RHEL update releases...
> 
> That's cool. Why Mercurial though?

Its incredibly fast, very easy to learn & use, and allows work offline
from network with full SCM  capabilities still operational. Did I mention
it was fast yet ?  Git, Monotone, Darcs also share these similar capabilities
so there's not much to choose between these 3 and Mercurial. I guess I was
drawn to Mercurial above all because it was fast & simple to install - only
has Python >= 2.3 as its install pre-requisite.

We should have all the tools / code we've written thus far published by 
the end of the week assuming there are no problems encountered

Regards,
Dan.
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