Linux Journal: Revision Control with Arch: Introduction to Arch

“Arch quickly is becoming one of the most powerful tools in the
free software developer’s collection. This is the first in a series
of three articles that teaches basic use of Arch for distributed
development, to manage shared archives and script automated systems
around Arch projects.

“This article shows you how to get code from a public Arch
archive, contribute changesets upstream and make a local branch of
a project for disconnected use. In addition, it provides techniques
to improve performance of both local and remote archives…”