Source code control

Adam Megacz adam at
Mon Jan 5 00:19:01 CET 2004

You really should check out darcs.  I did an extensive arch/darcs
comparison, and the XWT project ( is going with the latter.
Vastly simpler than either bk or arch but with all the same features.

  - a

ebiederman at (Eric W. Biederman) writes:
> This is just a heads up.  I have been doing some investigation
> into distributed version control systems.  arch looks like it
> usable and getting more usable.
> >From the design standpoint I don't see any big issues and
> it appears to be the equal of bk etc.  I think I see some
> was to make it simpler and more powerful but that is not needed to
> make a good revision control system.
> I need to do a little more testing to see what arch is actually like
> to use.  Before I seriously start advocating anything but I'm not
> expecting any weird issues to crop up.  Except possibly for some
> issues running under cygwin, for the platform challenged.
> Once my evaluation is finished I plan on pushing the projects I work
> on in that direction.  So this is something to think about.
> Eric
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