[TxMt] svnserve or apache2 on Leopard?
dd at dyce.com
Sat Nov 10 17:36:49 UTC 2007
Well, my reading of it is that Mercurial *is* the current open source
choice - at least as far as Eben Moglen is concerned ;-)
Not sure if that's a technically good reason though....
Seems straightforward enough to use though. So far. ;-)
On 10 Nov 2007, at 17:31, s.ross wrote:
> Granted svn can be a pain to set up, but is Mercurial generally
> accepted by the Open Source community? Right now, if someone wants
> to pass around a new Textmate bundle or Rails plugin, they point to
> an svn repo and the deal is done. I haven't looked into Mercurial
> too carefully, but if it's better and can be accessed by svn users
> transparently (riiiigggt :) then it could be a godsend.
> Any thoughts on that?
> On Nov 9, 2007, at 7:24 PM, Thomas Aylott - subtleGradient wrote:
>> On Nov 9, 2007, at 5:07 PM, Ramanan Sivaranjan wrote:
>>>> like the 'just' in that sentence... ;-)
>>>> ... I'll see how I get on.
>>> You may want to check out Git or Mercurial. It's a lot easier to
>>> get going I find. Setting up repositories with SVN seems overly
>> Unless you have a specific reason for needing to use a Subversion
>> server, I always recommend Mercurial.
>> It's WAY easier for single-user projects.
>> Git is better suited for seriously massive codebases, but it's a
>> bit more complex in day-to-day life.
>> My reason I've stuck with svn for so long is that I use Dreamhost
>> and they offer one-click HTTP shared subversion repo creation.
>> I'm planning on moving all my projects over to Mercurial
>> eventually, but I've been too busy with the actual projects
>> themselves ;)
>> —Thomas Aylott – subtleGradient—
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