[OT] From svn to something else?

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Fri Apr 29 20:23:36 CEST 2011


On 04/29/2011 12:01 PM, Hans Georg Schaathun wrote:
>    <python.list at tim.thechases.com>  wrote:
> :  I'd say that one of the things SVN has going for it is that it's
> :  the lingua-franca of VCSes, so just about everything (especially
> :  the 3 big names mentioned in this thread: hg, bzr, git) can talk
> :  to svn pretty uneventfully.  As a matter of fact, last I checked,
> :  Django is hosted in SVN, but most of the developers use DVCS
> :  tools to check in/out from the main repository to their own local
> :  hg/bzr/git repos, do their work locally (with the option to work
> :  offline, branch/merge easily, etc), and then push changesets back
> :  up when they have a patch they're happy with.
>
> I am not sure I get the implications right.  Are you suggesting that
> I could keep my svn server, switch to a DVCS client, and reap the
> benefits?

Yep...some are plugins while others are stock/native, but you can 
read your fill at

Git:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-svn.html

Mercurial:
http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/WorkingWithSubversion

Bazaar:
http://doc.bazaar.canonical.com/plugins/en/svn-plugin.html


-tkc






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