[Kde-scm-interest] atomicity, again

Jeff Mitchell mitchell at kde.org
Mon Jun 15 21:55:23 CEST 2009

Thomas Capricelli wrote:
> Hello,
> I remember that one of the requirements that both git and mercurial could not 
> fulfill 'easily' was atomicity of commits across several repositories. 
> A feature has just been added in mercurial about this, called 
> 'subrepositories':
> http://www.selenic.com/blog/mercurial/sharedandsubrepos.html
> I thought that might be worth mentioning here, even if I know the decision to 
> go with git is (although not officially) already taken.

Git has a similar feature (submodules) although I believe there are some
drawbacks with it (for instance, I doubt it will ever support non-Git
repos as submodules); Thiago probably knows more.


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