[Olsr-dev] OLSR Repository movement/migration ?

ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) (spam-protected)
Tue Nov 3 13:55:45 CET 2009

> The mayor advantage of GIT is that it supports local branches and commits
> better than Mercurial. If you start an experiment in the sourcecode, you just
> branch a current version and begin to commit changes. You have all features of
> the repository with your local changes, can undo them (because you have
> committed earlier versions) and it will not change the normal OLSRd branches
> in any way. It's easy to merge other changes into your experiment and keep
> track of the whole staff, because it all in one repository. You can merge your
> experiment into the main code if you think it's good enough, you can kill it
> or you can push your experimental branch to the "public" repository. You can
> even pull changes for group-experiments from each others local git
> repositories.

If I'm not wrong you can do all this stuff also with Mercurial.

The only real innovation is the PGP stuff.


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