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From GCC list [Re: Moving to subversion, gonna eat me a lot of peaches]

From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: From GCC list [Re: Moving to subversion, gonna eat me a lot of peaches]
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 12:37:50 +0200
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I for one am sad to see that CVS will probably soon lose what I would
consider as one of its flagship users.

I wonder how long a tree tag will take if they are GPG-signed too...

On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 08:51:32AM +1000, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Kean Johnston wrote:
> >I think svn is a great tool, don't get me wrong. Very well
> >written and got all the features one could want. But I
> >don't know (or see) the actual problem you are trying to
> >solve. cvs seems to be wroking really well for gcc.
> I could have said the complete opposite.  For my GCC work, I can 
> practically hear CVS creaking.  An hour and a half to tag a tree (blocking 
> all other committers during that time) is becoming unacceptable.
> >as stable and vital to teh community as gcc, changing something
> >as fundamental as its SCM should come with a pretty big long
> >set of justifictions (all coolness factors waived). There's
> This has been discussed over at least two GCC Summits (and possibly 
> longer).  I don't think this switch is being done on a whim.
> Ben

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