Welcome to Geeklog Saturday, May 25 2013 @ 09:33 PM EDT
Ever since its inception, Geeklog has been using CVS as the source control system. We have discussed moving to a more "modern" system (e.g. Subversion) on more than one occasion, but the benefits always seemed minimal. And so we kept on using CVS.
Fast-forward a few years and a new class of version control systems has arrived: Distributed version control (DVCS). These systems come with support for easy branching and merging built in, which allows for parallel and experimental development that can still be merged back easily into the main development line. And a checkout is a self-contained repository that can even be used offline (and changes can be merged back later).
[...] around, we should be in a better position to get the results out into a new release quickly, thanks to our switch to Mercurial. What's Related for download bugreports GSoC 2008 problem this year's GSoC students switch to Mercurial More by [...] [read more]
[...] big post-GSoC release, which always tended to take much too long to complete in the past). Thanks to the power of Mercurial , integration should also be a lot easier this time (or so we hope). In the meantime, you can help us by providing [...] [read more]