quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Wed Mar 1 10:37:34 PST 2006
Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 04:43:37PM +0000, Matthew Johnson wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 04:05:26PM +0000, Adam Lofts wrote:
>>>> Also notice that the snapshot is a git repository! This would be my
>>>> preferred method of scm for the bindings.
>>> Since you mentioned SCM....
>>> Since both Git & Mercurial are so similar, I'd go for either of them
>>> in preference to CVS :-)
>> Well, if we are doing this; the Java ones are all in perforce, not that
>> I'd recommend it necessarily (because it's not free, not because it's
>> not great).
> I used Perforce for a couple of years & it is very nice to work with - in
> particular it is super fast - just a shame its closed source :-(
>> I think this was discussed a while ago and several people were in favour
>> of subversion. I don't think we really need a distributed SCM, and
>> (although I've not tried it) git is meant to be good for the kernel and
>> not a lot else.
> I've not tried GIT myself, but its very similar in capabilities to
> Mercurial, which in turn is very good as a general purpose SCM tool.
> The nice aspect of distributed SCM is flexibility - you can use it in
> a manner that is very close to centralized system - ie have one master
> repository, and just your local 'working' copy of the repository. So
> your day-to-day mode of operation is very similar to what you'd see
> with CVS/Subversion, but with the added advantage that you have full
> SCM capabilities when you're without network (on a train, in the park,
> etc) oh and because all SCM ops are local, it is *lightening* fast to
But as far as I know both have the problem that there is no integration
with popular IDEs.
Now I understand that lots of people still like using vi or emacs for
their development but I prefer Eclipse for my Java development myself :-)
Not that this has anything to do with maintaining dbus bindings of
course, it is just a general observation and completely OT.
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