Moving to SubVersion

Helio Chissini de Castro helio at
Sun Oct 10 17:55:33 BST 2004

On Sunday 10 October 2004 11:30, Leo Savernik wrote:
> CVS is simply mature, does not undergo significant changes, and can simply
> be relied upon. SVN is still in flux and will change frequently. Oh, I
> already anticipate recurring statements like, "KDE rep doesnt work with svn
> 1.x anymore, use 1.x+10 instead". So you will be forced to update svn
> *often*, much more often than once in a decade.
> Why dont we wait until SVN reaches a mature state like cvs, and switch
> then?

A 12 Gb database, 4 distro releases with more then 5000 packages was enough 
stability for ust at Conectiva.
And yes, we had update a lot of times in the past, since we are one of the 
oldest beta testers of subversion, but we run out of problems for a long 
Just FYI, see how we can handle out things with subversion:


Helio Chissini de Castro
KDE Developer
Brasil/South America Primary Contact
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