[Olsr-dev] OLSR Repository movement/migration ?

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue Nov 3 14:05:36 CET 2009

Am Dienstag 03 November 2009 13:55:45 schrieb ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto):
> > 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.
According to my (short) research the current state of named branches in 
Mercurial is more primitive than in GIT. But the documentation on this is not 
very good I have to admit.
Henning Rogge
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