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Re: TortoiseGIT.

From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 22:51:58 -0400

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> On Monday 21 April 2008 15:19:19 Richard Quadling wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > One of the projects I use TortoiseSVN for has moved to GIT. Are there
> > any plans for a TortoiseGIT?
> I haven't read about any discussions on this mailing list.
> This is only project I am aware of: http://repo.or.cz/w/git-cheetah.git/
> but it's still at the very beginning.
> > Alternatively, would it be possible/feasible, to have a sort of 1 size
> > fits all extension for CVS/SVN/GIT/xxx/yyy/zzz?
> >
> > Or a TortoiseGeneric with CSV/SVN/GIT/xxx/yyy/zzz plugins.
> >
> > Would be useful I think.
> This question has come up before. The consent was that the clients would not
> have that much in common because the workflow is different in the various
> version control systems. Coordinating the projects would be to much work.
> You'll find more details in the archives.

But CVS and SVN workflows are similar enough, since the goal of svn
was to preserve as much of the workflow as possible while improving
the internals. Plus, TortoiseCVS is showing its age and probably would
benefit from being retrofitted into TortoiseSVN's more modern gui
interface. What is the barrier here? CvsNT has been modularized to the
extent that requiring spawning of cvs.exe is no longer necessary. Both
projects make use of putty for ssh activities. It seems like it would
work nicely. Also, consolidation would be optimal in this case, since
having more shell extensions tend to make explorer slower to respond.
Received on 2008-04-23 04:52:05 CEST

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