[oe] Reconsidering the work flow and how the SCM system fits in
tim.bird at am.sony.com
Tue Mar 11 17:12:21 CET 2008
Richard Purdie wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-11 at 15:03 +0200, Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
>> It's nice to have that said explicit - different. Supposedly it's more
>> powerful for developers, but how good it is for end users? How many
>> industry entities select git as their in-house SCM? I doubt that too
>> many, knowing too well that many still select just CVS.
> Regarding industrial entities, hopefully we call agree CVS is a pretty
> bad SCM and that proves said industrial entities don't know what they're
> doing, usually since it often it comes down to politics rather than
> technical merit. I know of a few surprising companies using git FWIW
> although I know of a few abominations in use too.
Just a data point...
Sony uses git as its in-house SCM for Linux-related work.
We also use quilt.
> Also, I think more end users coming fresh to OE will know how to do this
> with git in the current climate than with monotone, hg or any other
> distributed SCM.
I would agree with this. monotone is a big reason I'm still
an observer of OE rather than an active participant.
As such, I shouldn't really have a vote. But if I did it would
be for git, purely for personal economy of training.
Architecture Group Chair, CE Linux Forum
Senior Staff Engineer, Sony Corporation of America
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