GIT and CVS

Eli Zaretskii eliz@gnu.org
Sat Nov 12 08:30:00 GMT 2011


> From: Steinar Bang <sb@dod.no>
> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:47:43 +0100
> 
> >>>>> Mark Kettenis <mark.kettenis@xs4all.nl>:
> 
> > I'm a git hater.  And the reason I hate GIT is because of the
> > development model it enforces.  It doesn't match the way I work.  My
> > workflow looks more or less as follows:
> 
> > $ cvs update
> > (make some changes)
> > ...
> > (come back a couple of days later)
> > $ cvs update
> > (merge conflicts, make some more changes)
> > ...
> > $ cvs update
> > (test changes, write changelog, send diff for review)
> > ...
> > $ cvs update
> > (test changes again, fixup changelog)
> > $ cvs commit
>
> [git wokflow omitted]

Mark explicitly said he wanted to stick to his workflow.  Showing him
a completely different workflow, one that uses 2 additional commands,
whose semantics is non-trivial (e.g., the "rebase" part needs to be
well understood before you can use it safely, is not what was
requested.



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