[Python-Dev] Source control tools

Alexander Schremmer 2006a at usenet.alexanderweb.de
Tue Jun 13 10:27:17 CEST 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 23:31:14 +0200, Thomas Wouters wrote:

> I did partial imports into Mercurial and Bazaar-NG, but I got interrupted
> and couldn't draw any conclusions -- although from looking at the
> implementation, I don't think they'd scale very well at the moment (but that
> could probably be fixed.)

Maybe you benchmarked a Tailor deficiency here, but Mercurial scales very
well. People use it for work on the Linux kernel etc.
Compared to that, Bazaar-NG seems to reach limits already when working on
it's own code/repository.

Here is a paper comparing different DVCS for the FreeBSD ports tree (one of
the largest CVS repositories that exists ;-)):


Kind regards,

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