[Nitro] OT: Bazaar

Reid Thompson Reid.Thompson at ateb.com
Thu Oct 12 14:18:34 EDT 2006


On Wed, 2006-10-11 at 10:23 +0200, Jonas Pfenniger wrote:
> Here is my opinion about various relevant VCS i've tried over the time :
> 
> = Darcs =
> 
> Interesting because of the patch theory they developped. It allows
> cherrypicking et al. Unfortunately, theory is not reality and it
> sometimes happen that you get race condition where it takes hours to
> solve a diff. This happened to me one time.
> 
> = Mercurial =
> 
> More practical than darcs. It's very fast and has about the same features.
> 
> = Bazaar-NG =
> 
> Slower than mercurial but it has good support since it's commercially
> supported by Canonical. I think it will evolve and get faster over
> time (it already does between 0.8, 0.9 and 0.10). Altrough I didn't
> test this one so I don't have a real usage opinion.
> 
> = SVN =
> 

> Not distributed
in what way do you mean it's not distributed?

> The only one that supports push over http nicely. It's annoying when
> you have to create unix shell account to allow push over ssh.
> 


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