From: Joel Uckelman <uckelman@no...> - 2005-04-04 02:32:34
Thus spake Arnaud Fontaine:
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> Matthew Palmer a =C3=A9crit :
> > You're crying out for a distributed development model. GNU Arch
> > (unpleasant UI notwithstanding) can provide all of the features you'r=
> > after. Basically, one (or more!) people maintains a blessed "release=
> > branch, which merges bits and pieces from other contributors as they
> > write and test them. Other people can cherry-pick changes from peopl=
> > as they like. It's an incredibly powerful model for development;
> > unfortunately, it has the downside of tending to melt peoples' brains=
> > bit at first, especially if they've been suckling from the CVS teat f=
> > too long (I speak from experience; my brain got melted).
> OMG !!! I love learning new things on sunday afternoon !!
> Thank's a lot, Matthew ! I've been looking for this for years (not
> actively, I admit ... still using some ugly homebrew script to rsync cv=
> trees) and it was just there, sitting on my gnu linux box !
> I found 2 deb packages implementing GNU Arch : tla and bazaar. Any
> experience with them ?
This does sound neat; however, it doesn't do us much good unless there ar=
more people contributing. <nudge, nudge>. There are lots of bugs listed o=
our project page. I'll be a lot more enthused about development model =
changes if I see more people adopting and fixing bugs first...
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