When will CVS be replaced by modern version control system?
jkeating at redhat.com
Thu Nov 8 14:47:20 UTC 2007
On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 09:31:09 -0500
"Jonathan S. Shapiro" <shap at eros-os.com> wrote:
> What hg is buying us is the following:
> 1. I can set up a temporary local workspace, make and retract local
> commits, figure out what the heck I was doing, and easily
> generate a consolidated commit at the end.
> This is VERY helpful when I am multitasking (one problem, one
> workspace). It is also very helpful when I am moving work back
> and forth between office and home and don't want to commit
> centrally yet.
> 2. We can pull changesets laterally to accept patches or to
> collaborate with outsiders for review, and then have the
> reviewer push them forward into the central repo.
> 3. The ability to work on airplanes or in remote locations and
> recover when we screw up.
> So far, we aren't making a lot of use of patch queues, mainly because
> we haven't had time to learn about that much.
> I'm not pushing for any change. I'm just trying to answer the workflow
Have you ever found yourself needing to do any of those things within
the context of our Package VCS?
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