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Re: Official GCC git repository


Ben Elliston wrote:
>> David Woodhouse wrote:
> 
>>> To be honest, I find it weird that Subversion even exists. Precisely
>>> because it _is_ so close to what people were using before, as you point
>>> out. I've never really understood why anyone would bother to change from
>>> CVS to SVN -- it just seems to be part of the 'one VCS per project'
>>> insanity.
> 
> I remember seeing a talk by Jim Blandy on Subversion around 2001.  At
> the time, the CVS-using community in the audience were (vocally)
> impressed by what a huge step forward it was in addressing the
> limitations of CVS.
> 
> There are indeed other choices out there these days, but at the time it
> began, Subversion made a lot of sense.

Yes.  And unless you want to make the jump to distributed VCS, it still
does.

Andrew.


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