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To: "Thilo Bangert" <bangert@g.o>
From: "Alec Warner" <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Welcome to Gentoo-SCM discussion, for figuring out Gentoo beyond CVS
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 08:41:43 -0700
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:50 AM, Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o> wrote:
> "Alec Warner" <antarus@g.o> said:
>> Except some VCS are more usable with different repo layouts; how do
>> you intend to reconcile these differences?
>
> we dont. having a decent VCS now is infinitly more valuable than spending
> 2 years discussing the perfect repo layout. also, switching to a
> decentralised VCS may/will spawn modes of operation that we dont even
> know about yet, possibly making the so thoughtful established repo layout
> changes obsolete faster than the time it took to come up with them.
>
> i am not opposed to the idea of layout changes; its just not my personal
> itch (right now). and quite frankly - i dont see anybody else here, whose
> itch it is...

It is mine ;)

>
> our current VCS is inhibiting development and innovation. our repo layout
> is not!

I would say it is (exherbo is a half-decent example of something I
think is better).

>
> absolute worst case is, that we switch again. though that is a risk we
> still encounter if we do repo layout changes now.

True.

>
> best regards
> Thilo
>


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