Host AP/hostapd/wpa_supplicant repository and cvs vs. git

Benoit Boissinot bboissin+hostap at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 13:57:18 EST 2005


On 11/28/05, Leonardo Maccari
<maccari-thisaintpartofmyaddress- at lenst.det.unifi.it> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 11:39:39AM +0100, Leonardo Maccari wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 02:56:52AM +0100, thomas schorpp wrote:
> > link to an overview of git:
> > http://linux.yyz.us/git-howto.html
>
> It happened to me to try to work with git. I realized that the link I
> posted it's the only documentation around, and while asking help to kernel
> hackers I received this kind of answer more then once "I know how to use
> git just for what I need it, and I really don't want to know more than
> that".
> So, before changing to git it might be a good idea to let it stabilize and
> have some more docs.
>

If you want to look at the alternatives, maybe you can try mercurial [1].
It has a good performance [2] (the initial goal was to be able to track
the kernel) and the UI is easier to understand than git.

regards,

Benoit

[1] http://www.selenic.com/mercurial
[2] http://www.keltia.net/EuroBSDCon/paper.pdf / http://www.keltia.net/EuroBSDCon/slides.pdf



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