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..."