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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen repository

  • To: Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: aq <aquynh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 17:27:17 +0900
  • Cc: Jim Greer <jbgreer@xxxxxxxxx>, Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich@xxxxxxxx>
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On 5/23/05, Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sat, 21 May 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > > We're currently investigating alternatives to BK for the
> > public repos
> > > and should have an alternative up and running in a couple of weeks.
> >
> > Git?
> >
> > I am not sure I can recommend Arch any more after my
> > experience with it as the linuxbios repo.
> That's useful information, thanks.
> cogito (the renamed git) looks pretty 'raw' at the moment. I did of
> playing around with mercurial last night and was impressed with how much
> functionality it has in just 2k lines of python.
> One option is to just have a public CVS repo, and then everyone can use
> whatever SCM tool they prefer as pretty much everything has an 'import
> from CVS' feature. The only dowsnide to this is CVS's inability to
> represent the current branch structure.

how about using subversion instead of CVS?

one drawback of using Mercurial is that it is not that stable. as far
as i know, nobody is using it now (?). so it is pretty risky to use
Mercurial as a long term solution for Xen.


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