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Re: [ANN] SubGit 1.0.0 is released

From: Andreas Krey <a.krey_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 06:44:59 +0200

On Thu, 20 Sep 2012 00:13:45 +0000, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Except, of course when it doesn't. The use of OS specific EOL, which
> git does not support, and subversion keywords like $Id$ and $Author$,
> which git does not support, would seem to me to be an adventure
> begging to happen.

Or like tags, which svn does not support?

You may also want to update on the current git feature set.

> "clever" engineer I knew who tried to write a source control system
> based on checked out branches having locked files owned by root and
> hardlinked to the original code. It sounded like an efficient idea on
> paper, but lord, it was painful to clean up after.

That bears a certain similarity with the history of merge support in svn
and the idea of implementing 'move' as 'copy+delete', the bugs caused by
which have still not been sorted out by the API-setting engineers.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800
Received on 2012-09-20 06:45:40 CEST

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