GSoC: DVCS project

Aleix aleixpol at
Tue Apr 22 12:29:30 UTC 2008

I've spoken to the Bazaar guys and I'd recommend you to wait to have some
python support for KDevelop because using python libraries should make the
work a lot easier...


On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 12:06 PM, Jakob Petsovits <jpetso at> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 22. April 2008, Evgeniy Ivanov wrote:
> > First of all I want to thank everybody for choosing my project. I hope I
> > will do everything I promised to do.
> > And congrats with beginning of GSoC 2008 :) Good luck in discussing
> > ideas and in coding!
> Congrats for being accepted, I'm very much looking forward to your project
> :)
> > At this moment I will start to do all preliminary researches (deep
> > inside Qt/KDE development, play more with python and of course study the
> > core of DVCSs and current code of KDevelop).
> > Since I need to implement a generic DVCS support I need to learn more
> > than 1 DVCS system (first is Git) and I don't know what else to choose.
> > Maybe Mercurial? Any other advices?
> Mercurial is in large parts quite similar to Git, even if they differ in
> various minor technical and user interface details.
> I would suggest Bazaar as second reference as it comes with slightly more
> differences and also has the concept of "lightweight checkouts" that
> support
> traditional centralized development methodologies. (Of course, nothing
> stops
> you from trying out all three of Git, Mercurial and Bazaar!)
> Wishes,
>   Jakob
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