GIT and CVS

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@sourceware.org
Wed Nov 16 16:59:00 GMT 2011


On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 08:02:24AM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Pedro" == Pedro Larroy <pedro.larroy.lists@gmail.com> writes:
>
>Pedro> Why not mercurial? it's more user friendly than git, and better cross
>Pedro> platform support.
>
>To answer your question, most active gdb developers are already using
>git and just use CVS for the final commit.
>
>
>But let's end this thread.  We've had this discussion several times now
>and haven't learned anything new since (see point 6):
>
>    http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2011-03/msg00486.html
>
>The problem has been the lack of manpower, and perhaps willpower, to do
>the actual work.

I'd be happy to do the actual work on sourceware (I think this is long
overdue) but I'm not keen on prospect of dealing with the more
"political" nature of this issue.  So maybe that's the willpower part.

cgf



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