[haiku-development] Re: Proposal: Moving away from Subversion

Le 22/06/2010 23:31, Niels Reedijk a écrit :
Furthermore, I would like to add that this should be a discussion
about which development model we want to have. If we want to stick to
the centralized repository model then subversion really does almost
everything we want. If we want to start experimenting with a less
centralized model (for example with lieutenants), then there are other
options.
Apparently people are having a lot of problem merging branches. The branching system in svn always confuses me, and it looks like it always goes wrong at some point.

Anyway, there is a matter of taste to take into account, because the workflow always bends depending on the available tools. That's why starting with the bridge allows us to switch to hg but get back to svn if there are problems. If we see that 90% of the core devs switch to hg, then it's likely time to drop svn :)



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