[Haskell-cafe] Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-darcs-import 0.1
phercek at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 14:44:09 EDT 2008
Aaron Denney wrote:
> On 2008-06-03, Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Loup Vaillant wrote:
>>> 2008/6/3 Darrin Thompson <darrinth at gmail.com>:
>>>> What's the appeal of this? I personally love git, but I thought all
>>>> the cool kids at this school used darcs and that was that.
>>> Disclaimer: I'm no expert, this is what I've heard. Anyone please
>>> confirm or deny the following?
>>> Basically, git is waaay faster than Darcs on a number of use cases.
>> Other reason can be "git rebase". Of course there is a question
>> how good practice it is ... but it is being used.
> Darcs patches are pretty much an implicit rebase.
You cannot push patch B if it depends on patch A without also
pushing A. And darcs currently does not alow you to reorder
B before A (which is what git rebase actually does). Git rebase
works quite well even in cloned repositories.
Some discussin about it is also here:
When the issue is fixed then darcs will be really patch based and
will become the ultimate DSCM :-)
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