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Hmm... how would you characterize darcs for that matter, if you've looked at that too?
try darcs -- it only takes a minute
Posted Apr 7, 2005 10:22 UTC (Thu) by zooko (subscriber, #2589)
It isn't ready for the kernel, but for smaller projects (in terms of number of files, number of patches per day, number of contributors, etc.) it is excellent.
The great thing about darcs is that it takes only a few minutes to try it. Arch/tla is hard to get started with -- I've never managed to get started with arch/tla despite trying a couple of times. But darcs is very easy. In the time it takes you to finish reading this mongo thread on LWN, you could get started with darcs and form your own opinions of it.
How test VC scalability
Posted Apr 7, 2005 12:42 UTC (Thu) by emk (guest, #1128)
The Monotone developers have a great stress test, which I strongly recommend to other VC developers: the GCC CVS tree. It contains 20,000 files, 90,000 tree versions, and some completely insane number of branches. If you can import this tree, store it in a reasonable amount of disk space, and carry out day-to-day operations in a remotely efficient fashion, you're golden.
There's been this really great renaissance in open source version control lately, and I'm looking forward to future developments.
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