[haiku-development] Re: Finally deciding on a new source control system for Haiku

  • From: Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 1 May 2011 21:36:58 +0000

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 21:16, Oliver Tappe <zooey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2011-04-30 at 20:44:17 [+0200], Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:


>> As I recall the contenders were Git, Mercurial, and Bazaar. Could we
>> finally hear some results from this committee? As I recall at least
>> Oliver Tappe and Niels Reedijk were members of this committee.
> That's right.


> But there is a considerable amount of administrative work (on the server and 
> locally
> by every developer) required in order to do a server-side switch between 
> version
> control systems. So, we surely won't be stuck, but we should try to avoid 
> wrong
> paths, if possible.


> That's why from my POV, git is the way to go.

I'm certain that administering the migration to a new VCS would be a
respectable contract for Haiku, Inc.
Last I saw, there weren't any time requirements on what is a viable
contract, other than


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