Thanks, Magnus for your time and insights!

Am Donnerstag, 4. Juni 2015 11:36:15 UTC+2 schrieb Magnus Therning:
> On 4 June 2015 at 11:22, reinhart_herzog via Git for human beings 
> < <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > Hi, 
> > 
> > I'll have to take a look at git-annex and bup. 
> > 
> > You're right we've developed a tool that makes externals management 
> easier 
> > (checking if a newer revision of a external exist, with the option to 
> update 
> > to a desired new revision and show the log of the referenced external). 
> > But we won't get rid of externals as we're not only referencing 
> libraries. 
> > We've built a settings-system that is based on text-files which relies 
> upon 
> > externals... 
> I suspect that makes it very difficult for you to move to git, or any 
> other VCS for that matter. 
> If you are bent that way, you might want to think through how the 
> settings-system's requirements could be satisfied if SVN externals 
> weren't available.  Maybe there are good arguments to move in that 
> direction even while you continue to use SVN... once that is done it's 
> easy to slip in git :) 
> /M 
> -- 
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