Argh, keep forgetting which account I used to subscribe...
--- On Thu, 26/7/12, Hin-Tak Leung <htl10@...> wrote:
> > On 25/07/12 16:50, Earnie Boyd
> > wrote:
> > > I've taken the liberty of turning on Git for our
> > project. CVS will
> > > eventually go away, it isn't offered to any new
> > projects, I haven't
> > > learned Mercurial, and I use git with other
> > projects. Anyone have any
> > > huge heartaches about Git?
> > I've used both, and I much prefer Mercurial. If push
> > comes to shove I
> > can, and I will adapt to using git when necessary, but
> > a free
> > choice for my own projects, there is no contest -- I
> > choose hg
> > every time. Why, given the apparent prevalence of
> > git? Feature for
> > feature, the two offer very similar capabilities, but I
> > some
> > advantages with hg; for example:--
> > * The command set is more consistently similar to that
> > and therefore
> > more familiar for users migrating from CVS.
> > * I have always used either RCS or SCCS keywords in my
> > project files; hg
> > offers support for the RCS flavour; git supports
> > neither. I find them
> > useful, and I resent the attitude of the git trolls,
> > tell me that my
> > projects must be broken as a result.
> > > I will begin to store some source in it by this
> > tomorrow.
> > Hardly a democratic move, without waiting for comment,
> > by all means
> > go ahead; should I need the code, I can always clone it
> > hg anyway,
> > just as I already manage my working copies of
> > mingwrt and
> > w32api, in parallel with the masters in CVS.
> There is no need for mercurial users to worry - there is a
> bi-directional bridge (http://hg-git.github.com/) for mercurial
> users to interact with git repositories.
> I came across this when I was looking for the opposite (i.e.
> git users to interact with hg repositories), since I found
> git-svn (svn bi-directional bridge for git) very useful.
> That, unfortunately does not exist.
> Needless to say, I am a git user... found it far better than
> cvs and svn. I am just about old enough to know what RCS and
> SCCS is and have seen them in a merely "checkout and have a
> look" capacity, and not having spent any time to get too
> emotionally attached to them :-). (may be a good thing!).