cute post evaluating HG
teekaysoh at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 10:07:46 CDT 2007
On 4/15/07, Matthieu Moy <Matthieu.Moy at imag.fr> wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> writes:
> > On 2007-04-14 16:54, "Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca> wrote:
> >> A friend just sent this my way.
> >> http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/preed/2007/04/version_control_system_shootou_1.html
> > Pretty impressive set of requirements for a VCS at:
> > http://wiki.mozilla.org/Version_Control_System_Requirements
> > This page looks similar to the investigation and requirements research
> > the OpenSolaris folks did. It would be interesting to see something
> > like the report of OpelSolaris SCM teams, with a more detailed list of
> > what the Mozilla team found about each SCM system :-)
> From what I've read, they did a lot of experiments, but the conclusion
> boils down to :
> * Windows portability => only bzr and hg match.
> * Performance for a very large project => bzr disqualified.
> That said, git is improving its windows port, and bzr is working on
> performance, so the choice was easy today, but would not necessarily
> be the same in a year from now.
They also have no problem converting Mozilla CVS repo into git repo.
With respect, it doesn't appear to me that sufficient effort has been
channel into the converter.
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