[Yum-devel] development/scm system

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Aug 17 14:48:02 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-17 at 10:30 -0400, Brian Long wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-08-14 at 16:27 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > Hey folks,
> >  I'm opening a fun can of worms here but in the next few months I expect
> > we'll be getting some new hardware and that means migrating things to
> > it.
> > 
> > Now, while that's going to happen I was wondering if we should consider
> > other SCM/development systems.
> > 
> > What do people prefer and have experience with? I'm open for some
> > discussion of this but I'd prefer non-religious arguments of systems. :)
> Seth,
> You can take this with a grain of salt since I haven't helped with Yum
> development  :)  Have you stepped back and figured out what CVS is _not_
> delivering that you _need_ to have?  Instead of migrating to SVN for a
> perceived benefit, why not stick with the tried-and-true CVS until it no
> longer meets your needs?

- Having to make shell accounts for everyone who gets check in access.
- Having to run a program which is CLEARLY no longer maintained and all
the headaches that involves.

Those are the items that worry me.

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