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KernelTrap: The Best Tool For The Job?

Apr 19, 2002, 05:30 (4 Talkback[s])

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"James Simmons announced innocently enough on the lkml, 'Just to let you know I created a bitkeeper repository for the framebuffer layer.' M. R. Brown replied a couple hours later, 'Please tell us that primary framebuffer/input/console development will continue in the CVS drop-in tree on SourceForge?'

"From there, Larry McVoy, the main BitKeeper author, and M. R. Brown began a lengthy discussion of BitKeeper vs. CVS, especially where 'drop in trees,' or 'nested repositories' were concerned. If interested in source code management tools, especially where the Linux kernel is concerned, it makes for an interesting read. The discussion nearly sinks into the "flame void" towards the end, but manages to save itself..."

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