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eWeek: Torvalds Gives Inside Skinny on Git

Apr 25, 2005, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Linus Torvalds didn't want to change software configuration management tools; however, business and open-source philosophy problems left the Linux founder with no choice but to abandon BitKeeper and create his own system: Git.

"SCM programs are used to control the flow of updates and track program changes. In a project as large as Linux—more than 17,000 files—this can be very difficult and very slow..."

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