[rspec-users] OT local version control?

Andrew WC Brown omen.king at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 12:48:46 EST 2008


sourcesafe! I'm suggestively working on getting the company I'm at onto
Subversion instead.I feel your pain

On Feb 3, 2008 12:45 PM, Corey Haines <coreyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'll check that out, too, Luis. Thanks!
>
> I'm currently reading up on mercurial, and it is very enlightening. I'll
> admit that, being a .net developer by trade, I've not really been privy to
> some of the stuff going on in scm, mostly stuck at a company still using
> sourcesafe. Please no comments about how it isn't really scm. :) I'm
> definitely getting a mind-opener reading the mercurial site.
>
> My basic need right now is to be able to keep history of my project
> (Coupon Tracker:
> http://www.coreyhaines.com/coreysramblings/2008/02/03/TrackingEntertainmentBookSavingsInRailsPartIIIWhyArentYouUsingIt.aspx).
> While I'm learning RoR, I want to be able to roll back to a previous version
> if I mess things up too much. :) I'm starting to add some AJAX stuff to the
> site, and I want to make sure that I can revert when I misuse it. :)
>
> Thanks again to everyone for their input.
>
> -Corey
>
>
> On Feb 3, 2008 12:23 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Feb 3, 2008 3:13 PM, Corey Haines <coreyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Thanks to everyone for their comments, as well as the lack of SCM
> > fighting.
> > > :) Being on vista, it appears that my choices are a bit limited.
> > >
> >
> > I don't know about Vista, but being using bzr (http://bazaar-vcs.org/)
> > for 8 months and the shift from tradition centralized repositories
> > (svn, cvs) to distributed was a joy.
> >
> > It also doesn't hide you under the same checkout all your branches (to
> > avoid costly disk space?)
> >
> > Anyway, not starting the fight... not now, but I leave you with a link
> > comparing Bzr to Git [1] and Bzr to Hg (Mercurial) [2]
> >
> > On a side note, I'll like to point that it allow you push branches to
> > websites using just dumb protocols like ftp and http for retrieving,
> > with is something sueful for someone with lack ssh or git server
> > capability on their hosting providers.
> >
> > I'm using it to push new development of One-Click Ruby Installer [3]
> >
> > [1] http://bazaar-vcs.org/BzrVsGit
> > [2] http://bazaar-vcs.org/BzrVsHg
> > [3]
> > http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_thread/thread/1e2f1b9a3d611e3b
> >
> > --
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