What replaces csup?
jerry at seibercom.net
Tue Sep 18 14:05:46 UTC 2012
On Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:44:46 +0200
Stas Verberkt articulated:
> We should not be forgetting that Git and Subversion represent two
> workflows. The latter stands for a centralistic development cycle,
> and the
> former for a distributed manner. Thus, this type of choice does not
> have to do with big or small steps and leading of following, but more
> the production cycle you want to have.
> If we were to use a Git-like system, the releng team would (probably)
> be in
> control on which patches are excepted from the pool of suggested
> by the community of developers. This community would be more free in
> manner in which they experiment, and there would be a less strong
> differentiation between "committers" and other people suggesting
> updates. On
> the other hand, our current approach has a controlled group of
> and the releng team only has the additional power of setting the
> and taking the snapshot that becomes the release. (Gravely
> simplified.) It is a matter of taste.
> On a side note, using Git does mean that everyone has to download a
> repository. This makes using a csup-like architecture quite
I found the information at this URL
<http://wiki.freebsd.org/GitConversion> quite interesting, especially
the numbers under the "Speed Comparisons" heading at the end.
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