[LLVMdev] Poll Results: Do you prefer Git or SVN for LLVM development?
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Tue Nov 20 00:51:11 PST 2012
Le 19 nov. 2012 à 21:12, Greg Fitzgerald <garious at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Thank you everyone for your participation.
> A few flaws in my poll:
> 1) Favoring Git: Subversion supporters are more likely to be split
> between the last two options.
> 2) Favoring SVN: Timing of the poll went from Friday night to Monday
> morning, which probably favored the open source community to 9-to-5ers
> on private forks.
> 3) Favoring radicals: Too easy to cheat. Requiring a login or email
> address would have been better, but may have discouraged
> Although accuracy is poor, the split is wide enough that demonstrate
> Git has wide support and that SVN's support is still significant. At
> noon PST on Monday morning, we are at 70 supporting Git-only, 12
> supporting SVN-only, and 12 supporting both. Or Git-only vs the rest
> at 70-to-24, roughly 3-to-1. I think this suggests either that the
> community is abandoning the incumbent VCS, or that there are a number
> of private forks with a vested interested in switching to a DVCS.
> What I find most interesting is that Git support is so high despite
> the GettingStarted page encouraging the use of SVN and referring to
> Git as just a mirror.
The getting start page has nothing to do with this result IMHO.
Some people may have said they prefer git while they are not even aware that a LLVM git mirror exists,
but just speaking about their personal experience with VCS systems.
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 9:52 AM, <dag at cray.com> wrote:
>> Greg Fitzgerald <garious at gmail.com> writes:
>>> I'm curious to know if the LLVM community is deeply split when it
>>> comes to version control. If you have a second, could you please
>> Thanks Greg.
>> The last option is vague. I do like that we have both but would prefer
>> git as the canonical source. So I just picked "git only" even though
>> that's not really my preference.
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