[LLVMdev] Open Source Contributions
sabre at nondot.org
Wed May 5 11:17:01 PDT 2004
On Wed, 5 May 2004, Vikram S. Adve wrote:
> Do you have the DS graph dot file for Olden-power?
Here you go:
> On May 5, 2004, at 11:11 AM, Chris Lattner wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 May 2004, Oscar Fuentes wrote:
> >> Vladimir Prus <ghost at cs.msu.su> writes:
> >>> Why do you really need distributed development? The possible
> >>> problems with
> >>> centralized development are
> >>> 1. The server might be often down.
> >>> 2. There's too much number of active branches, so nobody understand
> >>> what's
> >>> going on.
> >>> 3. You can't commit while you're on a plane.
> >> Replace 3 with "You have no permanent internet connection, or you are
> >> behind a firewall, so you can not access the server at all (no diffs,
> >> no logs, nothing)".
> > And #4: it makes permissions on the server much easier to deal with.
> >> BTW, before considering arch too seriously, you should check how
> >> mature/stable it is. Last time I heard about it, Tom Lord was pleading
> >> for help and funding to finish Arch.
> > Yes, I think that Tom Lord is the single biggest problem with Arch. :)
> > OTOH, Arch is now a gnu project, so perhaps its better now. I any
> > case,
> > everything that I know about it is dated. :)
> >> OTOH, Subversion is just a sane CVS. No distributed repositories.
> >> With CVS, some people keep a copy of the main repository on their
> >> local computers. That's what some gcc developers do. They rsync from
> >> time to time with the remote repository. I don't know how serious
> >> the incoveniences are with this approach.
> > Yeah, that's a solution, but it's such a hack! :)
> >> BitKeeper, due to its license, is a no-no, IMHO.
> > Agreed.
> > -Chris
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