developerWorks has put up a
survey of source code management systems
which run on Linux.
"Arch is a specification for a decentralized SCM that offers many
different implementations. These include ArX, Bazaar, GNU arch, and
Larch. Arch not only operates as a decentralized SCM, but also uses the
changeset model. The Arch SCM is a
popular method for open source development because developers can develop
on separate repositories with full source control. This is because the
distributed repositories are actual repositories complete with revision
control. You can create a patch from changes in the local repository to be
used by an upstream developer. This is the real power of the decentralized
" (Thanks to Jake Edge).
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