autoconf update

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Sat Sep 18 11:17:29 UTC 2010

On Sat, 18 Sep 2010 08:51:39 +0200
Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at> wrote:

> On 18/09/2010 01:13, perryh at wrote:
> > jhell <jhell at> wrote:
> > 
> >> ... Mercurial being the distributed version control that it is
> >> allows you to clone, make the changes you need to the clone test it
> >> thoroughly and then either push or pull them to the main tree ...
> > 
> > At the risk of starting the VCS variant of the vi vs emacs wars :)
> > why Mercurial (rather than, say, GIT or SVK)?
> > 
> > And no, I have nothing against Mercurial.  I don't know _any_
> > distributed VCS well enough to have an opinion of which would
> > be best suited.
> There is great documentation and re-education material
> (for SVN users) out there for Mercurial.

I'm sure.
> But this is not going to happen any way. The ports are still stuck
> with _CVS_.

I'm still to see a concise, clear, precise, listing of advantages that
switching from CVS would bring us, that would overcome the effort
needed to do it (committers, users, infrastructure, tools).

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