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Re: [E-devel] cvs, servers and stuff.



On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 19:07:13 +0200 Tilman Sauerbeck <tilman@code-monkey.de>
babbled:

> Eugen Minciu [2006-08-14 15:29]:
> > Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> > > It has come to my attention that.... yet again we are killing systems.
> > >
> > > yes - we are becoming a burden on yet more cvs servers. we are monsters! :
> > > (
> > >
> > > anyway - we have been living on caosity's cvs for a while now - but we are
> > > killing it (sorry kainx!)
> > >
> > > so its time to finally bite the bullet and dredge up the issue of us
> > > needing servers again.
> > >
> > > here is what i think we need:
> > >
> > > 1. devel "cvs" server + future web server (for downloads too of official
> > > tarballs etc.)
> > > 2. an anonymous "cvs" server and possibly second download mirror.
> > >
> > > so 2 systems really.
> > >
> > > i hear that svn is significantly less load for anonymous access - even
> > > developer - who has experience with this server-side? can you confirm or
> > > deny? i would consider a possible move to svn if we can keep our history
> > > from cvs.
> > >
> > > so - let the flames begin.
> > >
> > >   
> > Now I know this is probably not going to sound right but how about a git 
> > repository?.
> 
> git kicks Subversion's ass. At first, the decentralized nature of git
> might feel weird, but you'll get used to it, and love it (I've been
> using git since the day when Bitkeeper ended it's free-as-in-beer
> license thing, I think it was 2005-07-01).
> 
> Disk space usage on the developer's box is considerably worse than CVS
> of course. The read-only git daemon (the one you'd use for
> anongit.e.org) is light on ressources I believe. Developer access would
> be done via ssh.
> 
> cogito isn't needed for a sane git experience any more (it was, in the
> early days).

i think i should check git. i know svn enough to know its a viable move from
cvs - but i know very little of git - but from the comments - it seems good
(these days) - though much more radical than  move to svn :)

> Regards,
> Tilman
> 
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