Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: Welcome to Gentoo-SCM discussion, for figuring out Gentoo beyond CVS
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 15:41:46
Message-Id: b41005390810060841j55b0641g89815d146654ee17@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: Welcome to Gentoo-SCM discussion, for figuring out Gentoo beyond CVS by Thilo Bangert
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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