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Re: Subversion use for Kernel work

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-02-26 20:23:35 CET

David Waite <mass@akuma.org> writes:

> Other than this 'feature' [...]

It's not a feature... it's a whole different model of working. :-)

> [...] were there other reasons that subversion wasn't appropriate?

No other reasons. The Linux kernel just happens to be run differently
than a lot of other free software projects. The CVS model is usually
a great model for most projects; it's just not a good fit for this
particular one.

> Are there other large-scale open-source and free software projects
> which have looked at subversion and given positive feedback? And is
> this archived anyplace (such as the issue tracker)?

You just saw an announcement about PythonCAD, and we have a list of
sites using Subversion already:

I've also heard that SourceForge plans to support svn when it hits 1.0.

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