On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Alvaro Herrera wrote:

> Gavin Sherry wrote:
> > On Thu, 4 Jan 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >
> > > 1. Pull source directly from repositories (cvs, git, etc.)  PLM
> > > doesn't really track actually scm repositories.  It requires
> > > directories of source code to be traversed, which are set up by
> > > creating mirrors.
> >
> > It seems to me that a better approach might be to mirror the CVS repo --
> > or at least make that an option -- and pull the sources locally. Having to
> > pull down >100MB of data for every build might be onerous to some build
> > farm members.
> Another idea is using the git-cvs interoperability system, as described
> here (albeit with SVN, but the idea is the same):
> http://tw.apinc.org/weblog/2007/01/03#subverting-git

It seems like that will just add one more cog to the machinary for no
extra benefit. Am I missing something?

> Now, if we were to use a distributed system like Monotone this sort of
> thing would be completely a non-issue ...

Monotone is so 2006. The new new thing is mercurial!


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