[Rubyinstaller-devel] RFC: Version Control for new Installer?

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Thu Apr 24 06:28:41 EDT 2008

On 23/04/2008, Will Green <will at hotgazpacho.org> wrote:
> SVN has the lowest barrier to entry for Win32 developers (Collabnet's
>  SVN installer for Windows, TortoiseSVN).
>  To the best of knowledge, all the other tools (bzr, git, etc) do not
>  have a stable, native win32 client. That is, they all require an
>  existing Cygwin or MinGW install.
>  The other benefit of SVN is that if folks want to use git, git-svn can
>  push their changes back to the SVN repo.
>  Given that this is a Win32 project for Win32 developers, my vote is for SVN.

I also find SVN or CVS a tool more accessible than git, at least on Windows.

Still I can live with snapshot zips (or tarballs) exported from anything.
Zip archives are probably the most acceptable option for Windows
users, the OS has built-in support for them.



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