When will be CVS replaced by modern version control system?
jwboyer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 20:37:58 UTC 2007
On Wed, 07 Nov 2007 12:05:58 -0800
Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Wed, 07 Nov 2007 19:38:41 +0100
> > Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:
> >> On Mi November 7 2007, Josh Boyer wrote:
> >>> Replacing a VCS for the fun of it is pretty pointless. Can you
> >>> elaborate on a workflow you would like to see that CVS is not suited
> >>> to? Right now, CVS works fine for what we do, which is mostly editing
> >>> spec files.
> >> "cvs diff" makes afaik a network connection, which makes it very slow compared
> >> to a modern vcs. Also tagging / commit takes very long imho, but maybe this
> >> is because of all the hook scripts. Afaik, there is nothing than one can do
> >> about it as a maintainer to speed this up.
> > You're going to come across that in any centralized type workflow.
> > Which, ultimately, is exactly what Fedora is.
> ...for tagging/commit.
> diff can be done without a network connection every single time even
> with centralized management.
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