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Re: What's wrong with Subversion?

From: tekHedd <tekhedd_at_byteheaven.net>
Date: 2005-04-07 05:08:46 CEST

Crucius, Wesley wrote:
> I don't mean to incite a riot or anything, I LOVE Subversion...
> I'm just wondering if anyone KNOWS why Linus Torvalds doesn't love it
> for linux kernel tree code?

A company I worked for evaluated it about two-three years ago, and chose
it for the same reason I imagine Linus did: because it is awfully good
at handling parallel development. As a commercial product, it is
definitely a good deal for the money, or it was at the time.

> In case anyone hasn't heard, BitMover (the creators of BitKeeper), are
> moving to non-free (as in beer) licensing...

If you didn't see it coming three years ago, well, you're not cynical. :-)


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